'There isn't going to be an easy way to say this . . .'An evil monster exposed? '. . . I'm afraid an allegation has been made'Or an innocent father condemned?A scandal will shake a small community to its very foundations. Sandbeach, South Wales. Two women have come forward to make historical sexual allegations against a pillar of the local community, Matthew Cooper. And child-safeguarding protocol demands that Social Services remove the accused from his home and his family, while a formal assessment is carried out. The Cooper case lands on the desk of inexperienced Social Worker, Kit Goddard.
Although intrepid and intuitive, she is ill-prepared for such a high-profile case. Kit finds herself navigating a local minefield of connections and class, reputations and rumour.
Unsure whether her interference is a heroic intervention or a hurtful intrusion, she knows one thing: it will have an impact.
The question is whether this impact will be to expose an iniquitous lie, or destroy an innocent life...
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Quercus Publishing
- Publication Date: 11/06/2020
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781529404661
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