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By Tom Grieves

While evening falls, worry spreads...

The Lake District: a wild panorama, rife with tales. Detectives Zoe Barnes and Sam Taylor are known as to enquire the disappearance of 2 young ones. yet they speedy recognize they've been drawn right into a advanced and unnerving case that hides a miles darker motive: as they dig deeper, whispers develop of a neighborhood hiding a dangerous secret—and speak of witches, the like of which hasn't been heard because the 17th century, is spreading.

Zoe and Sam should paintings quickly to avoid wasting lives; yet during this surroundings of worry and distrust, can they even depend upon one another?

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