In the water the body of a young man with serious injuries The victim turns out to be 18 year old Simon Kendal an Olympic level swimming hopeful who had been camping with his 20 year old mate Geraint Jones Simon s mother Lyn begs Kate to find out what really happened to him as the police and coroner have ruled his death as accidental which she doesn t believe Kate and Tristan know there is something fishy at the alacrity with which the police moved to declare it an accident and further issues are raised with anomalies in the post mortem results
that ventually push the police to view Simon s death as murder Tristan eventually push the police to view Simon s death as murder Tristan horrified to find he is viewed as a suspect in the disappearance of Italian professor Magdalena Rossi who has been abducted Kate and Tristran find themselves in a harrowing and dangerous investigation that slowly begins to connect with Magdalena s abduction and a powerful local family determined to be obstructiveBryndza develops Tristan s character wonderfully further here living with his sister unable to be open about who he is with her too fearful of her rejection if he is truthful Kate is than taken aback when Jake Dance Real Slow expresses a desire to meet his incarcerated serial killer of a father she is deeply hurt Conway never wanted Jake and she comes perilously close to falling off the wagon the demon drink anver present temptation This is a riveting crime read the parts with Magdalena s horrifying xperiences with the killer are particularly hard to stomach although her courage is a shining light This will undoubtedly appeal to many of Bryndza s xisting fans and to those crime readers who have yet to discover this series Many thanks to the publisher for an ARC A damaged body floating deep in a reservoir strange disappearances on foggy nights a wealthy local family fiercely protective of its privacy and hints of a police cover up in
A Range Of Investigations range of investigations are the The Day Christ Was Born: The True Account of the First 24 Hours of Jesus's Life elements of Robert Bryndza s second Kate Marshall mystery A visiting academic from Italy a young woman called Magdalena disappears while investigating local legends and mysteries Kate and her assistant Tristan pick away at these threads and discover an unnerving conspiracy while the young woman s life hangs in the balanceI thought this had a bit realism than the first book in the series and it was certainly anngaging mystery The tension was palpable throughout WE ALSO GOT A LOT INSIGHT also got a lot insight Tristan s character and Kate s relationship with her son gets complicated I njoyed this story a lot and will be keen to see where the author takes the series next Robert Bryndza follows his first Kate Marshall detective novel with probably an ven better seuel Shadow SandsKate and her son discover a body of a young male while they are diving in Shadow Sands reservoir in Devon The local police conclude his death was an accident but Kate thinks otherwise as the young man was an aspiring Olympian swimmer When his grieving mother hires Kate to investigate his death Kate and her assistant Tristan don t hesitate to take the case but they start to uickly realise the waters of Shadows Sands hide secrets than meet the ye While the first book gave us an insight into the Kate s past in this second installment we get to know her assistant Tristan a bit better who hims. Ervoir the authorities label it a tragic accidentBut the details don't add up why was the victim there in the middle of the night If he was such a strong swimmer how did he drownKate is certain there is to this case than meets the ye As she and her research assistant Tris. ,
My thanks to Thomas Mercer Robert Bryndza and NetgalleyMy only regret is that I waited so long to read it I like this series Special thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for a free PostgreSQL Server Programming - Second Edition electronic ARC of this novel received inxchange for an honest review Expected publication date November 3 2020 Private detective Kate Marshall is scuba diving with her son
WHEN THEY COME ACROSS THE BLOATED BODY OF Athey come across the bloated body of a man Kate immerses herself into the investigation around young Simon s death and when it is ruled accidental the police immediately drop the case However Kate is hired by the young man s mother to find vidence that the death was not accidental
so Kate and her partner Tristan delve into Simon s past and pursueKate and her partner Tristan delve into Simon s past and pursue own investigative paths Kate and Tristan discover that similar deaths have occurred in Shadow Sands the stretch of land near the dam where the bodies were discovered When people who are related to the case start dying Kate realizes that someone has a secret to keep ven if they have to kill to keep it I am a big Robery Bryndza fan and The Taste of Night (Signs of the Zodiac, even though I have not read the first Kate Marshall novel in this series Nine Elms I instantly took the chance tonjoy this one Kate Marshall is not unlike Erika Foster Bryndza s crime fighting character from his other novels which I have readeach and very one in that she is brazen broken but xceptionally spunky and independent She is trying to rebuild a relationship with her teenage son Jake and move on from the mistakes she made in her past I was fascinated with Kate s relationship with her former boss turned serial killer Peter and I am ven intrigued to read Nine Elms now However it was not necessary to read the first novel to follow along as Shadow Sands was nough of a gripping and The Road From Home: The Story Of An Armenian Girl entertaining crime drama on its own Bryndza narrates the story from Kate s perspective yes but we also get snippets from Magdalena the young woman our suspect kidnaps and assaults This of course adds to the intrigue and mystery but also delves a little bit into the mind of a serial rapist and murderer which of course is right up my alley Bryndza delivers another stellar police procedural and Injoyed Exile and Pilgrim every twisting turning minute Shadow Sands the second novel in Byrndza s Kate Marshall amateur sleuth series is a fast pacedxciting serial killer read sure to have wide appeal because of its readability and accessibility Marshall is not uite Robert Bryndza s follow up to Nine Elms his crime series featuring x Met Detective Constable Kate Marshall is a dark intense and fast paced number Kate has a traumatic past damaged by a relationship with serial killer Peter Conway her x boss and DCI that resulted in a pregnancy and the birth of a son Jake now 16 years old whose growing up years were with her parents awarded custody of him Kate went through
*Some Dark Years Her *dark years her driving her to drink that meant she was in no position to look after Jake although she has since cleaned up her act spending time with Jake and attending AA meetings She is now a Ashdean criminology lecturer returning to using her investigative skills as a part time PI assisted by Tristan HarperIt s summer Kate and Jake are diving in the man made Shadow Sands reservoir with its drowned village when they make the gruesome discovery. The internationally bestselling author of Nine Elms and The Girl in the Ice is back with a nail biting new Kate Marshall case a woman with a dark secret and a powerful sense of justiceWhen Kate Marshall finds the bloated body of a young man floating in the Shadow Sands res. ,
Elf personally gets tangled in the Shadow Sands mystery Dark twisty set in beautiful Devon I don t think many readers will struggle to get sucked into this novelAs much as I miss Erika Foster and would love to read of her crime investigation stories I m progressively growing fond of Kate Marshall too and look forward to the next book Many thanks to the publisher for my review copy in Hannah Montana: The Movie exchange for an honest review Let me say right off the bat I m a huge Robert Bryndza fan I venjoyed verything I ve read and I ve read all his mysteries This is the second in the Kate Marshall series Kate follows Erika Foster as another strong female protagonist Now serving as a university lecturer she still maintains a strong interest in solving crimes So when the mother of a deceased young man asks her to investigate his death she doesn t hesit Book Reviewed on wwwwhisperingstoriescomEx Police Detective turned University Lecturer and Private Detective Kate Marshall is back in the second instalment of her thriller seriesThis time a young man s body has been found by Kate whilst she was diving in the Shadow Sands reservoir with her son Jake The police rule it as an accidental drowning but the boy s mother is sure there is to it and asks Kate to investigateHer investigation with her young colleague Tristan takes them on a frightening path one that might just put their lives in danger They are also looking for a missing lecturer from the university whose disappearance may just have something to do with the case they are working onI first came across Kate Marshall at the start of the year in Robert Bryndza s book Nine Elms The book was so dark and terrifying in places and yet I couldn t put it down so when I heard Kate was back I just had to continue her storyWhilst this book can be read as a standalone I do personally think that you miss out on Kate s backstory and the hard relationship she has with her parents and her son who her parents have custody of You also miss out on a great storyThis time Kate reluctantly helps out the mother of a boy found dead in the reservoir he was a champion swimmer and there was no way that he just drowned She is convinced that his friend killed him and wants Kate to help She feels sorry for the woman and also a little guilty at being the WHO FOUND HIS UNDER who found his body Under from herself she agrees but what started as a simple We ve got a heavy duty suitcase here bursting at the seams with the weight of its contents So let s unpack all the vital articles that make this one a sure fire winnerIf you ve had the pleasure of reading the first book in this series Nine Elms then you ve been introduced to Kate Marshall Bryndza likes his characters complicated and so do we Case in point Kate had been a detective const Shadow Sands by Author Robert Bryndza is the second book in the Kate Marshall SeriesThis fast paced serial killer thriller is a very readable addition to a new seriesKate Marshall is a former police detective and this story starts off with a body being found while she is diving in a reservoir with her teenage sonKate Marshall and her assistant Tristan are likeable characters and are well developed in the scriptThank you to NetGalley Author Robert Bryndza and the Publisher for my advanced copy to review. Tan Harper dig deeper they discover a bloody trail that points towards an active serial killer hiding in plain sight People have been silently disappearing for years and when another woman is taken Kate and Tristan have a matter of days to save her from meeting the same fa.