Quiet Belief in Angels
A superb, atmospheric thriller from 'one of crime fiction's new stars' [Sunday Telegraph]Joseph Vaughan's life has been dogged by tragedy. But the past won't stay buried - for it seems that the real murderer still lives and is killing again. Barely a teenager himself, Joseph becomes determined to try to protect his community and classmates from the predations of the killer.Despite banding together with his friends as ' The Guardians', he was powerless to prevent more murders - and no one was ever caught. Only after a full ten years did the nightmare end when the one of his neighbours is found hanging from a rope, with articles from the dead girls around him. The girls were taken, assaulted and left horribly mutilated. And the secret of his identity lies in Joseph's own history..? Thankfully, the killings finally ceased. Growing up in the 1950s, he was at the centre of series of killings of young girls in his small rural community.