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When the Wind Blows

(The seventh book in the Slim Hardy Mystery series)
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Traumatised by a recent case, private investigator John “Slim” Hardy tries to create a new life for himself on the remote Cornish coast. However, when he is recognised by a local woman, he is unable to resist the draw of a dark mystery which has left a long shadow over the village.

Fourteen years earlier, a local man, Richard Maynard, died in mysterious circumstances. The only witness was his five-year-old daughter, Ellen. Now, Richard’s sister, Wendy, wants answers. But the only person who might have them is Ellen, now a wraith haunting the dark recesses of a nearby town.

Was Richard murdered? And if so, by whom?

And does Ellen have the answers? Or only more questions?

When the Wind Blows is a dark mystery of small town lies and deceit, and secrets that remain buried until the last page from Jack Benton, the acclaimed author of The Man By the Sea and The Clockmaker’s Secret.

Genre: Mystery

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