Author - Mel Comley
Title - Cruel Justice
Stars - 5
The decapitated remains of a prosperous widow are found decaying in Chelling Forest. Detective Inspector Lorne Simpkins and her partner, DS Pete Childs are appointed to find what happened.
A new victim, this time an adolescent girl, is uncovered - Who could the killer possibly be and can there be a link between the victims?
Following a third murder, the killer contacts Detective Inspector Simpkins with a gruesome disclosure. It seems they have a serial killer obsessed with her.
Lorne not only struggles with macabre cases, she muddles through a dying marriage and has to deal with an insensitive chief. As she anguishes over the dearth of evidence, help appears from an improbable resource.