Coming Soon – Shattered Lives

Murder shatters more lives than those of victims. Ralph Thyme, psychopath, is hooked on rape and strangulation.

Warning – this book contains graphic violence, necrophilia, and sexual abuse of a child.

Ralph Thyme, rejected by his parents, escapes twelve years of hell at boarding school when they’re killed in an avalanche. The only acknowledged heir to his grandmother’s millions, he discovers he has an elder sister, Olivia, whom his grandfather sold for fifty thousand pounds. Might she discover who she really is and claim half? Ralph decides not to risk it and kills her… or does he? 

Whatever the truth, he realises the detective he employed to find Olivia might shop him to the police when he reads of her death. He too must die… and his pretty blonde daughter…

DCI Gerald Croft has a serial killer on his patch, but who is he?

Author: authorsarahstuart

Sarah Stuart is an award-winning author whose books are based on her show business experience, her concern for animals, the challenges of her Christian faith, and her passions for history and travel. Sarah's hope is that readers will enjoy her novels as an escape from reality, but be left understanding that fame and fortune often comes at a high personal cost. Also, an increased perception of the threat to animals: those shot in the name of sport for trophy heads, endangered species, many poached for their fur and ivory, and tragically discarded pets.

4 thoughts on “Coming Soon – Shattered Lives”

  1. Congratulations, Sarah. I’m going to have to summon courage to read Shattered Lives. Some topics are rugged for me. All the best to you!

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    1. You may find Rebecca’s comments helpful, Gwen. She reads my work chapter by chapter, and then the whole thing before the final edit.
      The warning, which perhaps is too strong, is the result of a beta reader being so upset she refused to read on.
      I can guess the subject you may find difficult, but it had to be accurate or it would have been unfair to those who understand it too well.
      I shall post again on publication, and an honest review on Amazon would be very much appreciated.
      Launching a book in a different genre, after over a year “out of circulation” won’t be easy.

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