HMP BlackRock: A Classic Whodunit Wrapped in a Modern-Day Thriller
G S Burroughs, author
There are 89 murderers on the island prison of BlackRock. Only 88 are locked up… When prison reformer and Scottish billionaire Ethan Mackay is found brutally stabbed to death during a VIP tour of the island, secrets thought long hidden, begin to surface. Then the killer strikes again… What did Times journalist Esther Friedman mean when she said to MP and former doctor Sir Malcolm Lambert: ‘Are there any skeletons in your closet, Sir Malcolm, or have you had them all cremated?’ Has Sir Malcolm anything to hide? And what connects Esther Friedman to 19th Century murderer Florence Maybrick? Does prison governor Johnathon Preece have a secret, and would he kill to keep it? And how far would his wife go to maintain her contented lifestyle? Then there’s Mackay’s young PA, Grace Mahone and the mysterious Lovelace, daughter of Jack Lovelace, the Cherwell Valley Strangler and inmate at HMP BlackRock. Everybody has a secret. But who would kill to keep it? “Great read a modern whodunit very enjoyable - great ending. Hope next book will be out soon. Very good read.” “From start to finish this book held my interest. Quite a few twists and turns I never guessed the ending …"