Hilary Bonner

For Death Comes Softly
  • For Death Comes Softly

  • The fourth and most compelling novel from one of the most exciting new crime writers to emerge in recent years, Fanatical love, dangerous obsession and a terrible deadly secret. . . . Detective Chief Inspector Rose Piper flees to a remote island off the North Devon coast for a much-needed break, her marriage over. Unexplained events on the island put Rose's life in danger - but throw her into the path of Robin Davey, charismatic owner of the island. When further tragedy pushes Robin and Rose together, Rose succumbs to an obsessive love affair. But she begins to fear that her preoccupation with her personal life is affecting the case she is working on. And what are the sinister secrets about the island and about the man she is involved with?

Hilary Bonner is a former showbusiness editor of the Mail on Sunday and the Daily Mirror. She now lives in Somerset and continues to work as a freelance journalist, covering film, television and theatre. She is the author of three previous novels, The Cruelty of Morning, A Fancy to Kill For and A Passion So Deadly.