Wolf Hadda's life has been a fairytale. As a Cumbrian woodcutter's son, he's happily married and risen to become a successful entrepreneur. A knock on the door one morning ends it all. Universally reviled, thrown into prison while protesting his innocence, abandoned by friends and family, Wolf retreats into silence. Years later, guided by prison psychiatrist Alva Ozigbo, he begins to talk, finally gets parole, and returns to his family home in Cumbria. However, mysteriously, in his youth he had disappeared from home and was known by his employers as the Woodcutter. Now the Woodcutter is back, looking for the truth - and revenge. Can Alva prevent this pursuit of vengeance which would take him to a place from where he could never return?
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Wolf Hadda’s life has been a fairy tale. From his humble origins as a Cumbrian woodcutter’s son, he has risen to become a hugely successful entrepreneur, happily married to the woman of his dreams.
A knock on the door one morning ends it all. Universally reviled, thrown into prison while protesting his innocence, abandoned by friends and family, Wolf retreats into silence. Seven years later, prison psychiatrist Alva Ozigbo makes a breakthrough. Wolf begins to talk, and under her guidance he is paroled, returning to his family home in rural Cumbria.
But there was a mysterious period in Wolf’s youth when he disappeared from home and was known to his employers as the Woodcutter. And now the Woodcutter is back, looking for the truth—and revenge. Can Alva intervene before his pursuit of vengeance takes him to a place from which he can never come back?
The Woodcutter is a treat that both lovers of the Dalziel and Pascoe series and newcomers to the always masterful work of Reginald Hill will devour.About the Author:
REGINALD HILL is the author of the outstanding crime novels featuring Dalziel and Pascoe. He has won numerous awards, including the Crime Writers' Association Cartier Diamond Dagger Award in 1995 for his lifetime contribution to crime writing. He lives with his wife in Cumbria, England.
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