The Death Chamber, Hardback Book



Beneath the beauty lurks something bad... June, 1977 As night falls, seventeen-year-old Cassie Baker leaves Winchcome and takes her usual short-cut down a moonlit country lane.

She never makes it home. With no body, and no evidence, she's just another teenage runaway.

December, 1999 A manhunt is launched for a missing girl, Bryony Motson.

The search leads Cotswold police to an ancient burial site outside Winchcombe.

Here, inside a stone chamber, are the remains of Cassie Baker.

Bryony is never found. June, 2016 Stella Darnell, cleaner and private detective, moves to Winchcombe to solve the long-cold case.

By now, evidence has decayed, gossip become fact, and witnesses forgotten what they saw. And, if there is a killer in their midst, it is someone who has got away with murder for twenty years.

Someone who will do anything to keep it that way... PRAISE FOR LESLEY THOMSON: 'Lesley Thomson is a class above' IAN RANKIN. 'A haunting novel with a simple but clever plot' THE SUNDAY TIMES. 'A wonderfully eerie setting, unique characters and a chilling plot' ELLY GRIFFITHS. 'Clever, credible and memorable' LITERARY REVIEW. 'Gloriously well-written ... Thomson creates a rich and sinister world that is utterly unique' WILLIAM SHAW.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Head of Zeus
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  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9781786697202

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