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A Trade In Tears by Samantha Shiye


If you liked Steig Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy, you may enjoy reading A Trade in Tears.


A happy-go-lucky, free-spirited student and martial arts enthusiast, she’s on top of the world until she finds Cindy beaten and bloodied in the graveyard – ultimately shining a light into unknown shadows of her own childhood.

Cindy, eighteen with her whole future in front of her, has lost it all. One victim of many in a brutal string of sex crimes that has swept their corner of South East England, the experience leaves her shaken, before revealing secrets she’d kept even from herself. Despite the support of her rich and successful older friend, Faye, who has troubles of her own, Cindy sinks deeper into despair.

Detective Chief Inspector Colin Massey, Mo’s father, heads the special task force investigating the sex crimes. Another girl goes missing, her boyfriend, Johnny, begins to hear her voice in his head... Driven to the edge of his sanity, he teeters between reality and the beyond.

As their four journeys collide in an explosion of violence, love and betrayal, the principle questions are, who can they trust? And, is the face of the person looking back at them masking the identity of a killer?

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