The Devil Inside by DL Hicks is a Thought-Provoking Page Turner

The Devil Inside by DL Hicks is a Thought-Provoking Page Turner

A Sunday morning, 1987

It’s the smell of incense that always takes me back.
That smoky, burnt odour in my nostrils every Sunday morning sent my body into overdrive. The priest carried the large silver canister on a chain, swinging it back and forth, grey fumes floating out in a thin haze around us.
Sweat popped on my skin, small beads appearing on my top lip, my forehead, the palms of my hands. Struggling to hold onto the candle, I walked down the central aisle. Rivulets of moisture ran down my spine, pooling under my tunic right where the elastic waistband of my shorts dug into the small of my back.
I was only ten years old.

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          Publisher details

          The Devil Inside
          Author
          D.L. Hicks
          Publisher
          Bloomsbury
          Genre
          Crime Fiction
          Released
          04 February, 2020

          Synopsis

          Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Revelation 2:10In a peaceful coastal town, a young woman is found brutally murdered, a piece of scripture held tightly in her hand. Local detective Charlotte Callaghan is put on the case, and she's glad for the distraction – Gull Bay can be a hard place to keep a secret, and she's holding on to a few.After Charlotte asks her brother, Father Joseph Callaghan, about the verse, her suspicions fall on his parishioners. Then a second victim is found, along with another biblical message.A dark betrayal is concealed within the small community. For Charlotte, there's something personal about this case, something that threatens the very core of her beliefs. Can she unravel this mystery before it tears her town apart?A gripping crime novel about murder, betrayal, and the monsters who hide in plain sight.
          D.L. Hicks
          About the author

          D.L. Hicks

          D.L. Hicks is a police officer with the Victorian Police. In his twenty-five years of service he has been on the frontline of everything from drug busts to serious collisions and all manner of violent crime. His debut novel, The Devil Inside, examines the line between good and evil and how circumstance can alter a person’s life in the blink of an eye.
          He lives in Geelong with his family.

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