Sting of Death
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‘…excellent character drawing…a thrilling climax’ – The New York TimesLove can be deadly…Linda Campion, a mother to four children, is looking forward to her husband returning from the war.Yet immediately after his return, Linda’s body is found at the bottom of the stairs at the Hawkswood Estate.Everyone’s first instinct – she fell.But when the cause of death is found to be something much more sinister, everyone becomes a suspect.With no known enemies, and a house full of people who adore her, the police are clueless as to who might be the killer.Who would have the motive to murder an innocent young woman?Could it be her cheating husband who has conveniently disappeared? The jealous mistress? The man whose affections remain unreturned?As mysteries unravel, and skeletons come out of the closet, the chilling truth is slowly revealed.In Sting of Death, Shelley Smith expertly explores the thin line between passion and hatred with a devastating climax that will not be easily forgotten.Praise for Shelley Smith’Brilliant’ – The Observer’Stylish Thriller’ – The Daily Herald‘Beautifully Written’ – The SpectatorNancy Bodington was born in 1912. Under the pen name of Shelley Smith, she wrote 15 crime and detective novels between 1942 and 1978. Smith is best known for The Ballard of the Running Man and its 1963 film adaption starring Laurence Harvey and Lee Remick.
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