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.
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.