6th in the series featuring DCI Mark Lapsie.
Isabel, a British university student, travels to a remote Spanish town to trace how and why her family name might have derived from the town, a quest her father made nine years ago not long before his death in a car accident. But ten days into her visit, Isabel mysteriously disappears, presumed dead, and DCI Mark Lapsie is sent to investigate. 400pp
Nigel McCrery travelled extensively during his childhood as his father was in the RAF. They settled in Nottingham and the author served in the Nottinghamshire Constabulary between 1978 and 1987. He later joined the BBC and has written many series including Silent Witness. He still lives in Nottingham.