The truth was dead and buried… until now.
When a collection of human bones is unearthed all over a routine archaeological dig, a Black Country field suddenly becomes a complex crime scene for Detective Kim Stone.
As the bones are sorted, it becomes clear that the grave contains more than one victim. The bodies hint at unimaginable horror, bearing the markings of bullet holes and animal traps.
Forced to work alongside Detective Travis, with whom she shares a troubled past, Kim begins to uncover a dark secretive relationship between the families who own the land in which the bodies were found.
But whilst Kim is immersed in one of the complicated investigations she’s ever led, her team are caught up in a spate of sickening hate crimes. Kim is close to revealing the truth in the back of the murders, yet soon finds one of her own is in jeopardy – and the clock is ticking. Can she solve the case and save them from grave danger – before it’s too late?
An addictive, sinister crime thriller that will have readers on the edge of their seat.
What readers are saying about Dead Souls
‘Hooked from the very first page … This is the best book I’ve read, by the best author on the shelves. I in reality can’t wait for the next one.’ Nigel Adams Book Worm 5*
‘I could not put it down and was hooked in from page one to the very last word. The plot is stunning. Very clever and very dark. a 5 star read! A fantastic crime novel from one of my all-time favourite writers ever.’ Booklover Catlady 5*
‘I used to be captivated from the start, there is just no let-up … I wanted to read at every opportunity, fast-paced and blood pressure raising! Angie Marsons is definitely one of my favourite authors.’ Stef Loz Book Reviews 5*
‘Read this book now, it is just that amazing. A gripping, unpredictable story, I couldn’t have been more hooked if I tried. One of the most vivid writing I’ve read. Unpredictable and completely absorbing.’ Rachel’s Random Reads 5*
‘Brilliant … a terrifying, nail-biting finale where, once again, Kim proves how far she will go to offer protection to her team. Ms. Stone is fast becoming one of the greats of detective fiction. Dead Souls is a must-read book with a topical subject matter that in reality makes you wonder if you in reality know the views of everyone you meet.’ Go Buy the Book 5*
‘Addictive … yet ANOTHER cracker to add to an already stunning series. This stomping great read from an exceedingly talented writer will have you furiously flipping the pages.’ Little Bookness Lane 5*
‘My favourite read of the year so far … Wow, totally fantastic, beautifully written, dark, dangerous and emotional. This series gets better with each book, loved it. I give it 6 stars.’ Bonnie’s Book Talk 5*
‘The best book in the series yet, and that takes some doing … grips you by the throat and doesn’t let you go to the last heart-pumping chapter. I’m off to hibernate until the next book is published.’ The Book Review Café 5*
‘One of the crucial only people to make me cry [Angela Marsons] also takes me right to the edge of my very last nerve. Every. Flipping. Time. This is not a story for the faint-hearted. Best. One. Ever (so far 😉 ) 5 stars. Big fat ones..’ Jen Med Book Reviews 5*
‘The Kim Stone series is one of the best crime series ever written. There can’t be a crime fan left in the world who hasn’t discovered this series yet but if there is and you are one of them, go and read them all immediately.’ Book Addict Shaun 5*
‘Terrifying … I used to be genuinely surprised at the twist! At the satisfying end, there was the question I know all Kim Stone fans have…when is the next one out?’ K.L. Slater 5*