Serpent in the Heather
Dark Talents #2
On Sale: January 8, 2019
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Kim Tavistock, now officially working for the Secret
Intelligence Service, returns to solve another mystery—
this time, the case of a serial killer with deep Nazi
ties, in this sequel to At the Table of Wolves.
Summer, 1936. In England, an assassin is loose. Someone
is killing young people who possess Talents. As terror
overtakes Britain, Kim Tavistock, now officially
employed by England’s Secret Intelligence Service, is
sent on her first mission: to the remote Sulcliffe
Castle in Wales, to use her cover as a journalist to
infiltrate a spiritualist cult that may have ties to the
murders. Meanwhile, Kim’s father, trained spy Julian
Tavistock runs his own parallel investigation—and
discovers the terrifying Nazi plot behind the serial
Cut off from civilization, Sulcliffe Castle is perched
on a forbidding headland above a circle of standing
stones only visible at low tide. There, Kim shadows a
ruthless baroness and her enigmatic son, playing her
skills of deception and hearing the truths people most
wish to hide. But as her cover disguise unravels, Kim
learns that the serial killer is closing in on a person
she has grown to love. Now, Kim must race against the
clock not just to prevent the final ritual killing—but
to turn the tide of the looming war.
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