Shed No Tears: A Novel

December 4, 2020
Shed No Tears: A Novel

Acclaimed and internationally bestselling crime novelistCaz Frear returns with her third superb novel featuring CatKinsella, a cop "on par with Susie Steiner's and Tana French'sfemale detectives" (Kirkus Reviews).Four victims. Killer caught. Case closed . . . or is it?Growing up in a London family with ties to organized crime,Detective Constable Cat Kinsella knows the criminal world betterthan most cops do. As a member of the city's Metropolitan Police,she's made efforts to distinguish herself from her relatives. Butleading an upstanding life isn't always easy, and Cat has comeclose to crossing the line, a fact she keeps well hidden from hersuperiors.Working their latest case, Cat and her partner Luigi Parnelldiscover a connection to a notorious criminal: serial killerChristopher Masters, who abducted and killed several women in 2012.Though the cops eventually apprehended him, his final victim, HollyKemp, was never found and he never confessed to her murder, despitethe solid eyewitness testimony against him. Now, six years later,the discovery of Holly's remains near Cambridge seems to be thedefinitive proof needed to close the case.Still, a few key items of evidence don't quite line up. As Catand Parnell look closer, they find discrepancies that raisetroubling questions. But someone will do anything to keep pastsecrets hidden—and as they inch closer to the truth, they may beputting themselves in jeopardy . . .