Rather To Be Pitied


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Newly promoted DS Julie Kite has been in sleepy mid-Wales for mere months when she’s faced with her second murder case. A man’s body has been found by school kids trekking the Monk’s Trod.

The trail takes her back north to her parents in Manchester and to a housing estate in a Lancashire town. It’s not a simple case – a young mother has disappeared, but so has her son and her next door neighbour’s wife. And the husband of the landlady of the B&B where the girl was staying. When Julie encounters an ex-serviceman farmhand with PTSD the case gets more complex still.


From the author of Remember No More, the first DS Kite novel:

… the calculated but believable plot with its parallel threads will keep you guessing right to the end.” John Cleal, Crime Review 

A rare treat from a fine storyteller. Elegantly written, meticulously paced” Fflur Dafydd, author of The Library Suicides

Additional information

Weight .274 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.2 cm