The Frozen Shroud

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The Frozen Shroud

By Martin Edwards

Poisoned Pen Press, Hardcover, 9781464201059, 278pp.

Publication Date: April 2, 2013

Description
Death has come twice to Ravenbank, a remote community in England's Lake District, each time on Hallowe en. Just before the First World War, a young woman's corpse was found, with a makeshift shroud frozen to her battered face. Her ghost the Faceless Woman is said to walk through Ravenbank on Hallowe-en. Five years ago, another woman, Katya Moss, was murdered, and again her face was covered to hide her injuries.Daniel Kind, a specialist in the history of murder, becomes fascinated by the old cases, and wonders whether the obvious suspects really did commit the crimes. He spends Hallowe en at a party in Ravenbank only to find death returning to this beautiful but isolated spot. Once more, the victim is a woman, once more her damaged face is shrouded from view.


About the Author
Martin Edwards is an award-winning crime writer best known for his series of novels set in Liverpool and the Lake District. He is also a member of the Murder Squad collective of crime writers, a member of the Crime Writers Association Committee and Archivist of the Detection Club. The Golden Age of Murder, his study of the Detection Club, was published by HarperCollins in 2015.