"Everything's going to be okay."
"What if it's not?"
Suddenly, she turned. For a split second she halted, her head inclined.
"Naomi, what is it?"
She whisked back to face Eva.
"There's somebody in the house..."
Eva is horrified when she witnesses an attack on her best friend. She calls an ambulance and forces herself to flee Hampton, fearing for her own safety. DCI Helen Lavery leads the investigation into the murder. With no leads, no further witnesses and no sign of forced entry, the murder enquiry begins.
Slowly, the pieces of the puzzle start to come together. But as Helen inches towards solving the case, her past becomes caught up in her present.
Someone is after them both. Someone who will stop at nothing to get what they want. And as the net starts to close around them, can Helen escape her own demons as well as helping Eva to escape hers?"
I love a good police procedural and this novel from Jane Isaac didn't disappoint. The best thing about being a book blogger is that you quite often end up discovering authors that might have passed you by otherwise, and I hadn't heard of Jane before until I caught up with her on Twitter. The story starts with fairly shocking scenes in which Eva witnesses an attack on her best friend, and this marks the start of an exhausting ride for lead detective Helen Lavery (and for us!).
I really enjoyed this, plenty of twists and turns and horrible characters that are dealt with excellently. I like Jane's writing - it is clear and flowing, (nothing worse than 'clunky' writing, especially in a thriller!) and her characters are strong. A solid four star read for me and I am looking forward to reading more from Jane.
The Truth Will Out is out now and you can get it here:
*I was lucky enough to receive a copy from the author*