A Shroud of Leaves Paperback / softback
Part of the Sage Westfield series
"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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 464 pages
- Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 09/07/2019
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781785656248