Ending In Tears
By Penny Kline
It certainly wasn’t the sort of case psychologist Anna McC’oll relished – taking over where the police had drawn a blank…
When schoolgirl Geena Robson goes missing, the police suspect there is a kidnapper on the loose.
But with no promising leads, the investigation moves slowly.
Then, soon after, there is an abduction attempt on twelve-year-old Sally Luckham. Could this be the break the police have been looking for?
Hopeful at the possibility of unlocking more clues, psychologist Anna McColl’s help is enlisted.
But Sally is struggling to remember anything about her assailant, except that she wore dark glasses and had shiny hair.
And as another young girl has recently gone missing – after last being seen climbing into a woman’s car – Anna’s help could prove a matter of life or death.
Though Sally’s recollection of the event is still very sketchy, Anna finds herself drawn to the lonely young girl, for this is not the first shock to have befallen the family – only six months previously Sally’s father Tom had died after a fall at Seeker Gorge, a death which those closest to the family believe was no accident…
But Tom seems to have led an almost saint-like existence, loved and admired by everyone he knew, so who could possibly want to murder him?
Anna begins her own investigation into Luckhams life – and death.
But very soon she believes she is being shadowed by a woman with very dark, very shiny hair…
Ending in Tears is a chilling psychological thriller that keeps you hooked until the very last page.
Penny Kline is a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist, with a Ph.D. in psychology. Living in Bristol for several years, she has built a career on combining psychotherapy, lecturing, and writing. Married with two children, she now lives and works in Exeter, where her husband is Professor of Psychology at the university. She is currently working on another novel set in Bristol and again featuring Anna McColl.