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  • Location: The New Forest

She Lies in Wait

She Lies in Wait

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1983, 2000s: Six friends go camping, five return

  • ISBN: 978-0241362976
  • Genre: Crime, Police Procedural

What you need to know before your trail

On a hot July night in 1983, six school friends go camping in the forest. Bright and brilliant, they are destined for great things, and young Aurora Jackson is dazzled to be allowed to tag along.

Thirty years later, a body is discovered. DCI Sheens is called to the scene, but he already knows what’s waiting for him: Aurora Jackson, found at long last.

But that’s not all. The friends have all maintained their innocence, but the body is found in a hideaway only the six of them knew about.

It seems the killer has always lurked very close to home..

Travel Guide

The New Forest, England

Camping in the new forest is a very nice experience and popular with families all year round, but if you’re considering going on a camping trip you may want to give this novel a miss!

Seven teenagers go deep inside the new Forest in 1983 and there’s drink and drugs involved. One of them goes missing however and she isn’t found until many years later.

So The New Forest is portrayed both then and now as the investigation takes us in and around various locations within the New Forest such as Lynford and Blissford Hill.

The woods are evoked as a cold, dark and damp place with secret hideaways and somewhere for teenagers to hang out, but when one of them goes a wandering…

Booktrail Boarding Pass:  She Lies in Wait

Destination : The New Forest  Author/Guide: Gytha Lodge  Departure Time: 1983, 2000s

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