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Gripping, well researched

Slightly unsatisfying ending

In 1950 a man called John Davies confesses to the murder of his wife and baby daughter, but is this case as cut-and-dry as it first appears to the investigating officers? DI Ted Stratton’s enquiries bring an outwardly respectable but frankly creepy character called Norman Backhouse into the...

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Clever use of a true story; captures the period we...

An unnecessary sub plot

London, 1949: DI Ted Stratton sets off with a colleague to look for the bodies of a young mother and her baby daughter. Hours earlier in Wales, John Evans, the woman’s husband and the baby’s father, had walked into a police station in Wales and confessed to the killings. It looks like a...

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