M J Lee

When the Past Kills

""...one of the most exciting police procedural books I have read in many a year.""


When the notorious serial killer the Beast of Manchester was captured, the streets should have been safe. Except the police got the wrong man. An innocent person was convicted, and only later was the culprit put away.

Now, those connected to the case are being targeted. Someone wants revenge. DI Thomas Ridpath has to relive the horrors all over again. As the bodies stack up once more, Ridpath knows the answers lie in the mistakes made the first time round.

But as he is searching for clues from years ago, fresh terror awaits. While Ridpath seeks to save lives, he risks overlooking the greatest danger of all – and losing more than he can stand.

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As with my other review, this is just as addictive as the previous four. I do suggest you read them in order. Lee really brings his characters alive and has a great ear for dialogue which keeps his story steaming along like an out of control juggernaut! You really don't know what is going to happen with all the twists and turns. I can't wait to read the new one out March 2021, as 'When The Past Kills' ends on a massive cliff-hanger. Lee has produced one of the most exciting police procedural books I have read in many a year. First class.

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