A Shroud of Leaves

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Author(s): Rebecca Alexander
Series: Sage Westfield Series No: 2
Original Publish Date: Jul 09, 2019
Product Number: EB00730055
Released: Jul 09, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781785656255
Publisher: Titan Books
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Description

"Finely observed beautifully written" Daily Mail on The Secrets of Life and Death "The victim had been buried in a carved hollow in the grass and shrouded in fallen leaves..." Archaeologist Sage Westfield has her first forensics case: investigating the murder of a teenage girl. Hidden by holly leaves, the girl's body has been discovered on the grounds of a stately home, where another teenage girl went missing twenty years ago - but her body was never found. The police suspect the reclusive owner, Alistair Chorleigh, who was questioned but never charged. But when Sage investigates a nearby burial mound - and uncovers rumours of an ancient curse - she discovers the story of another mysterious disappearance over a hundred years ago. Sage will need both her modern forensics skills and her archaeological knowledge to unearth the devastating truth.

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