Twelve years ago, a small boy was taken from a holiday campsite and murdered. Howard Gandy, a local eccentric, was convicted and imprisoned. Philip Springthorpe was one of the witnesses who helped secure this conviction. But, to Rebecca Springthorpe's shock, her father now reveals that he lied.Twelve years ago, a small boy was taken from a holiday campsite and murdered. Howard Gandy, a local eccentric, was convicted and imprisoned. Philip Springthorpe was one of the witnesses who helped secure this conviction. But, to Rebecca Springthorpe's shock, her father now reveals that he lied.Read Less
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Fine in Fine jacket. Young woman in a small English seaside village attempts to prove the innocence of a convicted killer and bring the real killer of a small boy to justice. Fine in green cloth in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. 311pp.
New/New. 0747219362 1998 FIRST EDITION Hardcover book in DJ...BRAND NEW from 1998 publisher...Never opened, Never owned...Please note, this has feltpen marks x and feltpen line to bottom edge; and slight age darkening to page edges as is usual with this title; still more than suitable for reading...Jacket protected in New non-stick clear mylar sleeve...320 pages...Twelve years ago...the cozy seaside village of Holfleet was shaken...by an event so dreadful, that it's never been the same since...A little boy was abducted from a holiday campsite...in broad dayl ight...and then was horrifically murdered...Thankfully, the killer was sentenced to life imprisonment...& one of the witnesses whose testimony helped put him safely away was Rebecca Springthorpe 's father...But now, to Rebecca's shock...her father reveals that he had lied...for secret reasons of his own...Investigative journalist Adam Dowling has just mounted a campaign to prove the innocence of the man imprisoned for that heinous crime...and the new testimony of Rebecca' s father is enough to tip the balance...Howard Gandy...the so-called Pied Piper killer...is finally absolved and released...But that is only the beginning of the spiral of mystery...and danger...in which Rebecca finds herself caught up...Meeting and making friends with the enigmatic, but likable, loner Gandy...a man still widely mistrusted and hated...she becomes convinced of his innocence...So who was responsible for that unthinkable crime? ...And what lay behind the desperate vengefulness of the dead boy's father...who seeks to bring his own brand of violent justice to bear? ...Rebecca...a passionate young woman haunted by past ghosts of her own...teams up with the attractive, idealistic Adam...and she is determined to find out the truth...But the hands of a murderer may be closer to her than she could ever dare to imagine..." A Singing Grave "...by Tim Wilson...published by Headline Books, London...1998 First Edition Hardcover in Dustjacket *** Securely packed for Safe delivery ~ Shipping safely Worldwide, since 1965 ***
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