For businessman Hugh Wellesley, the violent waking nightmare begins with the sparse report in the morning newspaper. A woman's body recovered from the River Dart in Devon . . . identified as that of Sylvie Mathieson . . . the corpse was stabbed and bound . . . Should he admit that she had once been his lover? Or let others discover the truth for themselves? Sylvie had always been exotic, unconventional, alluring. Now with her death comes an unexpected betrayal - as another truth emerges which will take even Hugh by surprise. 'Plenty of suspense and a satisfyingly black denouement' The Times
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A British bestseller from the author of Deceit -- Psychological suspense with a savage, surprising twist.
Businessman Hugh Wellesley reads a newspaper report; a corpse found, stabbed and bound, in the River Dart in Devon, has been identified. It is his lover, Sylvie, the mistress his wife doesn't know about. Hugh becomes a suspect, but he lies, insisting that their relationship was innocent. And, to protect him, his wife and brother tell other lies. But the evidence against him continues to mount.
Can Hugh disentangle himself from this web of deceit so that Sylvie's actual murderer can be brought to justice?
Clare Francis is the author of the bestselling novels Night Sky, Red Crystal, and Wolf Winter, as well as the nonfiction bestsellers Come Hell or High Water, Come Wind or Weather, and The Commanding Sea. She lives in London.About the Author:
Clare Francis is the author of the bestselling novels Night Sky, Red Crystal, and Wolf Winter as well as the nonfiction bestsellers Come Hell or High Water, Come Wind or Weather, and The Commanding Sea. A Dark Devotion is the third Clare Francis novel to be published by Soho, after Deceit and Betrayal. She lives in London.
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