Detective Briony Williams is a rookie appointed to an all-male team investigating a bizarre murder at the Anatomy School of Gresham College in Bloomsbury, and her superiors constantly make her feel left out. But a killer obsessed with following Jack the Ripper soon changes that.
Jane R Goodall
Following the phenomenal success of Jane R Goodall's 2004 debut novel The Walker comes the second Briony Williams, thriller The Visitor. Twin boys run away from their au pair on a trip to the Oxford countryside. They race into some woods where they see a man chopping. At first they think he is chopping wood, but what he is holding in his hand is not an axe, and the shape on the ground is not a tree. Their au pair, Sylvie, sets off to look for them...
Briony Williams, is now a detective with the Chelsea CID. In the fierce English summer of 1976 the Punk movement is on the rise and chaos is the catchcry down in its heartland. Things take a darker turn when a new group Sudden Deff show up and she is drawn into a fatal game with a set of adversaries who always seem two steps ahead.
Associate Professor Jane Goodall was born in the UK, where she studied at London and Oxford Universities, and now lives in Sydney Australia. She has written books and journal articles on drama and the history of ideas and is Research Director of the College of Arts, Education and Social Sciences at the University of Western Sydney.