Skip to content

A Cry in the Night by Tom Grieves

By Tom Grieves

While evening falls, worry spreads...

The Lake District: a wild panorama, rife with tales. Detectives Zoe Barnes and Sam Taylor are referred to as to enquire the disappearance of 2 childrens. yet they fast realize they've been drawn right into a advanced and unnerving case that hides a far darker rationale: as they dig deeper, whispers develop of a neighborhood hiding a perilous secret—and speak of witches, the like of which hasn't been heard because the 17th century, is spreading.

Zoe and Sam must paintings quickly to avoid wasting lives; yet during this surroundings of worry and distrust, can they even depend upon one another?

Show description

Read Online or Download A Cry in the Night PDF

Similar detective fiction books

Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot, Book 17)

The tranquility of a cruise alongside the Nile was once shattered by means of the invention that Linnet Ridgeway were shot throughout the head. She used to be younger, trendy and gorgeous. a woman who had every little thing - till she misplaced her lifestyles.

Blacksad: A Silent Hell

Detective John Blacksad returns, with a brand new case that takes him to a Nineteen Fifties New Orleans full of sizzling jazz and cold-blooded homicide! employed to find the destiny of a celebrated pianist, Blacksad unearths his most threatening secret but in the middle of medicinal drugs, voodoo, the rollicking surroundings of Mardi Gras, and the darkish underbelly that it hides!

Blood Line (Anna Travis, Book 7) (UK Edition)

Less than the watchful eye of DCS James Langton, DCI Anna Travis takes cost of an research for the 1st time. yet is it in basic terms a lacking person's case - or a whole blown homicide enquiry? An ominous pool of blood and no sufferer lead Anna on a determined hunt for a guy who has disappeared with no hint.

A Cry in the Night

Whilst evening falls, worry spreads. ..

The Lake District: a wild panorama, rife with tales. Detectives Zoe Barnes and Sam Taylor are referred to as to enquire the disappearance of 2 childrens. yet they speedy recognize they've been drawn right into a advanced and unnerving case that hides a far darker rationale: as they dig deeper, whispers develop of a group hiding a perilous secret—and speak of witches, the like of which hasn't been heard because the 17th century, is spreading.

Zoe and Sam must paintings quick to avoid wasting lives; yet during this surroundings of worry and distrust, can they even depend on one another?

Extra resources for A Cry in the Night

Sample text

Should she flee from the world and retreat with Jerry into a convent? It wasn’t impos­ sible; she must always have been prepared to do that, but first she risked one last folly, the Michael Fish escapade. Or should she just swallow the contents of a container of sleeping pills, of the empty bot­ tle that Lieutenant Popov filmed in close-up on the bedside table by the headless corpse? Had her assailants attacked her body when she herself P O S S E S S I O N S was already gone? But who? And why? Or had she been sound asleep, unconscious, stupefied, incapable o f resistance, but aware, in the depths of her toxic slumber, of the aggressors’ hatred?

T h e years go by, and the sand, a vast and hopeless solitude, still relies only on itself. Until one day a friend o f no particular consequence offers to save you time by parking your car for you, or a neighbor you hardly know says, for no special reason, that she ’11 look after Je rry for a few hours. Then 48 P O S S E S S I O N S suddenly the sand sees that it has been piling up for ten years on a dead planet, w hile all the time, som ewhere else, close by, there w as another life that w as simple and possible.

In the end she heard he’d died of an overdose in some Indian ashram where he’d been living with an old mistress, whether ancient or former wasn’t clear. My friend had met this news with the indifference that had been typical o f her for I don’t know how long— a neutrality just tinged with arrogance. But this didn’t stop her making a confidante o f me whenever I was around. Indifference, whether true or assumed, lets a person speak o f what’s impossible as if it were nothing out o f the ordinary.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.73 of 5 – based on 46 votes