When nine-year old Daisy Hind vanishes while walking home from her grandma's house, the town of Harrowfield is in uproar. Then footie ace Christopher Spencer is found hanging after... Read more
When nine-year old Daisy Hind vanishes while walking home from her grandma's house, the town of Harrowfield is in uproar. Then footie ace Christopher Spencer is found hanging after celebrating two winning goals - and investigating office Jack Dylan knows he has a serial killer on his hands. The perpetrator is intent on causing as much pain as possible to the families of his victims and needs to be caught soon.
Deadly Focus Paperback edition by R. C. Bridgestock
Carol and Bob Bridgestock were both born and lived in West Yorkshire until they relocated to the Isle of Wight in 2003. Between them they have a staggering 47 years employment with the police, Carol being a member of the Civilian support staff and Bob being a Senior Police Officer. As a career detective Bob worked in the CID at every rank. For over half of his service he was a senior detective, retiring at the rank of Detective Superintendent. As a Senior Investigative Officer (SIO) in charge of homicide cases he took command of some twenty-six murder investigations, twenty-three major incidents including shootings and attempted murders and over fifty suspicious deaths and numerous sexual assaults, some of which were extremely high profile in his last three years alone. In 1988 Carol commenced working for the Police as a member of the support staff in the Administration Department. As a supervisor she received a Chief Constable's commendation for outstanding work for her determination and drive creating a poster competition for an Autumn Crime initiative.
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