The Playing Fields
by Stella Cameron

When two bodies are discovered within six weeks of one another, it would appear that a serial killer is at large in the sleepy Cotswold village of Folly.

Six weeks after a battered body is found in the grounds of the village cricket club, DCI Dan O’Reilly and his team are no further forward in the investigation. No witnesses, no leads, no clues whatsoever. Then a second body is discovered in the nearby tithe barn used by the local amateur dramatics society, artfully posed just like the first. Could there be a serial killer on the loose?

When evidence leads O’Reilly to visit the Black Dog pub, owner Alex Duggins and her partner Tony are once again drawn into a police investigation.

But Tony is dealing with some disturbing news of his own. Someone from his past has reached out and threatens all he holds dear. Are they who they claim to be, and what do they really want . . .?


“An engaging, expertly plotted tale”


“Cameron skillfully ties her mystery to her ongoing character arcs, providing a compelling back story for the series”

Kirkus Reviews on Whisper the Dead

“This traditional English village mystery revolves around the secrets and deceptions that can crack the bonds of a small community”

Library Journal on Whisper the Dead

“Cameron gets it just right, with a good feel for English village life, plenty of suspense, and a heroine who is both savvy and fearless”

Booklist on Melody of Murder

“An appealing heroine and an atmospheric setting make this romantic mystery a winner”

Publishers Weekly on Out Comes the Evil

“A feisty heroine, plenty of eerie suspense and unusual twists make this village cozy thoroughly engaging”

Booklist on Out Comes the Evil

Stella Cameron

Stella Cameron is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author with over 14 million copies of her books in print. Born and raised in Dorset, England, she now lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington.

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The Playing Fields by Stella Cameron is available in the following formats

Hardback97817802912392nd November 2021145 X 225mm240$28.99
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