The sequel to DS Jan Pearce novel Random Acts of Unkindness, Playlist for a Paper Angel finds Jan still searching for her son, Aiden, when a small child is found alone in the street.
‘One child found, one child missing – what’s the connection?
DS Jan Pearce is still searching for her missing son. When she finds a little girl, Elise, alone in a pram in a busy town centre, she must unravel a mystery that takes her to the edge of her emotions. Then another child, Dara Price, goes missing.
Lisa Connelly, Elise’s mother, has been forced into a life of prostitution and has been leaving her little girl alone. Her gangland boss is holding her prisoner but she wants her little girl back.
Jan finds herself balancing her search for her son with finding Dara. Her right hand man, Mike Waring, is on another case so she and her temporary partner, profiler Damien Booth, must solve the puzzle and find Lisa before time runs out for Dara.
Playlist for a Paper Angel is set in Ashton-under-Lyne, Oldham and Saddleworth. Featuring the moors as a backdrop, Jan is joined by Dr Damien Booth, a profiler on a secondment from London, to help her solve a missing person case.’
The ebook version is published today – if you haven’t read Book 1 Random Acts of Unkindness yet it’s on sale at 99p at the moment so snap up both books for under £5.
Look out for the prequel to the series which will be published in March 2017 and Book 3 later in the year.