Twelve-year-old Tom and his family live in a new house built on the crest of the moor. They are happy there for a while. Only with the appearance of a strange girl do they begin to feel less welcome. Evi is a psychiatrist, trying to treat a young woman who is haunted by the disappearance of her little girl after a devastating fire burned down their home. Two years on, she is still convinced her daughter survived. Harry is the town s new vicar, quickly befriended by both Tom and Evi. But strange happenings around the church suggest he isn t entirely welcome, and Harry soon suspects that this odd little town harbours a very dark past.
S. J. Bolton was born in Lancashire. She lives near Oxford with her husband and young son, and is currently working on her next thriller.