ST CHRISTOPHER’S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, IS A CLOSED WORLD TO MOST.
For Mariana Andros – a group therapist struggling through her private grief – it’s where she met her late husband. For her niece, Zoe, it’s the tragic scene of her best friend’s murder.
As memory and mystery entangle Mariana, she finds a society full of secrets, which has been shocked to its core by the murder of one of its own.
Because behind its idyllic beauty is a web of jealousy and rage which emanates from an exclusive set of students known only as The Maidens. A group under the sinister influence of the enigmatic professor Edward Fosca.
A man who seems to know more than anyone about the murders – and the victims. And the man who will become the prime suspect in Mariana’s investigation – an obsession which will unravel everything…
I have questions. I’m still thinking about that plot twist in the end. I had a suspicion but then dismissed it.
The author had me going in circles figuring out this plot.
A page turner and twisted. It’s dark and brutal. A little Greek Mythology added to the mix.
‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all…Alfred Tennyson
I enjoyed it. But I didn’t get into it like I did with The Silent Patient.