The Spinster and the Madman

by K.J. Stewart



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 11/8/2017

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 172
ISBN : 9781543404487
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 172
ISBN : 9781543404494
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 172
ISBN : 9781543404470

About the Book

Probationary Constable, Gina Palumbo, is looking forward to an impromptu visit to The Blue Mountains, west of Sydney. Arranged by her girlfriend, Tara, it’s a chance for her to unwind before reporting for her first day of duty. Her plans are thrown into chaos after a strange and unsettling encounter with their friends’ neighbour. The elderly lady introduces herself as Sylvia, only child of Daryl Jacob Thompson, notorious murderer who tortured and killed eight women in the 1970s, burying them in his orchard in rural Victoria. Gina soon finds herself enmeshed in the story of Sylvia’s horrific past, until she begins to question the potential impact of such violence and terror on a person’s psyche. As Sylvia’s tale races toward its deadly conclusion, Gina must draw on all her internal resources to discover the truth before it is too late.

About the Author

Combining a love of escapism and a desire to examine her own fears and darkness, K.J. Stewart writes fast-paced fiction exploring the areas of grey that lay between the good and evil inherent in the human psyche. A nomad, from necessity rather than by nature, she now calls The Blue Mountains home where she resides with her family. She is currently finishing a new work of fiction due out soon.