Deadly Deceit : Jess Turner in the Caribbean Paperback / softback
by Jean Harrod
Part of the Diplomatic Crime Series series
A STUNNINGLY ORIGINAL AND FAST-PACED CRIME THRILLER SET IN THE CARIBBEAN.
BETWEEN THE PAGES LURK MURDER, VOODOO AND PEOPLE-SMUGGLING Jess Turner, is on temporary assignment in the Governor's Office of the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean.
The coral sands and turquoise seas are stunning, but things are not what they seem.
The locals are upset about boatloads of illegal migrants arriving from nearby Haiti on their shores, and fearful of the voodoo they bring.
Tensions are running high. When the Governor is critically injured in a car crash, and a brutal murder occurs, Jess is left reeling.
What she starts to uncover sends shockwaves through the corridors of power back in London. DI Tom Sangster is investigating criminal gangs smuggling migrants to Australia.
While in Miami for talks for US officials on this global problem, he sees Jess passing through the airport.
He visits her in the TCI to find out how the British Government deals with the migrant problem in their Overseas Territory.
Soon, they are working together to uncover the TCI's darks and disturbing secrets.But a hurricane is approaching and, as with each revelation they get closer to the truth, they end up fighting for their own lives. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT DEADLY DECEIT "A thought-provoking and gripping tale set in the Caribbean...Harrod writes with an authoritative hand.
In the first few pages I was transported into the midst of a chokingly powerful scene.
Deadly Deceit is a very readable and fascinating work of fiction and can be easily read in one tension-filled sitting." (Lovereading) "This is possibly my favourite and best written novel of the year so far...Packed with intrigue and drama, there are few books that so comprehensively grip the reader.
I can't wait for the next one." (Pockeful of Rye) "Brilliant book!
Loved it...The islands are vividly depicted...I wanted to go there!" (bookworm4878) "Brilliant new diplomatic thriller...the sense of underlying menace and foreboding comes across very well and the clever twist at the end left me reeling with shock.
I certainly didn't expect that." (LucyM) "This was great.
A real page-turner. Haven't read the first book but it didn't matter.Not very often I find a book like this with a bit of everything and really interesting characters.
A must read."(Anita and Paul) A page-turning thriller packed with suspense which will enthral fans of James Patterson, Karin Slaughter, Robert Bryndza and Mark Dawson.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Publisher: York Authors Coffee Shop
- Publication Date: 16/06/2016
- Category: Political / legal thriller
- ISBN: 9780992997144