Angela Marsons is in the spotlight in this post from the Confessions of a Mystery Novelist blog.
Welcome to another edition of In The Spotlight. Some crime novels feature two crimes (or sets of crimes): one from the past, and one from the present. In such stories, the sleuth has a dual challenge: solve the past mystery and solve the present mystery. That’s the sort of novel that Angela Marsons’ Silent Scream is, so let’s turn the spotlight on that novel today.
Silent Scream is the first to feature Marsons’ protagonist, Detective Inspector (DS) Kim Stone. After a short prologue, the story begins with the murder of school principal Teresa Wyatt, who’s found drowned in her bathtub. After a bit of a ‘patch war,’ Stone takes the case along with her team: Detective Sergeant (DS) Bryant, DS Kevin Dawson, and Detective Constable (DC) Stacey Wood. Not very long afterwards, Tom Curtis, who’s been working in an elder care home, is murdered. Then, Arthur Cannop is…
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