The Cold Case crime department of Derby Constabulary feels like a morgue to DI Damen Brook. As a maverick cop, his bosses think it’s the best place for him.
But Brook isn’t going to go down without a fight. Applying his instincts and razor sharp intelligence, he sees a pattern in a series of murders that seem to begin in 1963. How could a killer go undetected for so long? And why are his superiors so keen to drive him down blind alleys?
Brook delves deep into the past of both suspects and colleagues unsure where the hunt will lead him. What he does know for sure is that a significant date is approaching fast and the killer is certain to strike again…
Yet another brilliantly well written book by the fabulous Steven Dunne.
The Unquiet Grave is the fourth book in the DI Damen Brook series and can easily be read as a stand alone. The fifth book, A Killing Moon will be available to buy on the 7th of May.
As with all of the other 3 books, the author grabs your attention straight from the start. The fourth in the series finds Brook being put on a cold case to do with murders of children starting from as early as 1963. Its not long before Brook starts putting the pieces together and the reader is taken on a fast paced ride with Brook as he tries to solve these senseless killings.
Towards the end of this book I was literally at the edge of my seat and got to say I was quite shocked by a twist I did not see coming that the author managed to squeeze in just before the end. It did leave me feeling quite melancholy for Brook by the end, as come on lets face it, he certainly doesn’t have the happiest of lives.
The Unquiet Grave is a must read for crime thriller lovers and I for one can not wait for the next one. Luckily I don’t have long to wait!
I have awarded this book 5/5 stars.