Absent Light

A tightly written debut crime novel based in Birmingham

Helen Powers was once a scenes of crimes officer for the West Midlands Police. It's four years since the case, involving the death of a young teenage girl, shattered her career. In an attempt to rebuild her life, she now works as a portrait photographer. But the past is not so easily left behind...

After a series of inexplicable and vicious attacks on her, Helen fears that someone is out to take revenge. For Helen, however, it's only the start of something more personal and sinister.

Desperate to confront her demons and redeem herself in the face of a formidable adversary, Helen swiftly finds that neither time nor the elements are on her side...

What the critics think....

Monsters and Critics:

"The story whizzes along, fast moving and full of action. Characterisation is really good - Helen is a character with whom you can empathise, she really lives in the imagination. A good story worth reading. This is the first book by Eve Isherwood - and it bodes well for the future. I look forward to future stories by this promising author."

Teafriends and Chocolate:

"I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The characters were totally believable and when you had finished one chapter, you couldn't wait to start the next. Can't wait for the next installment."

"Eve Isherwood is a very good author and this book is a delight to read. The detail is vivid and the characters easy to see. I'm hoping for many more books from this talented lady."

"...action packed and exciting all the way through. I couldn't put it down. Helen is a heroine I could identify with, and the story is well told. Excellent. More of the same please."

"This first novel from Eve Isherwood is well written and fast paced - the book is a real page-turner. For me, a characteristic of the work is the way the heroine, Helen Powers, moves from one dangerous scene to the next throughout, but the author holds us in each desperate situation for page after page with great skill before extricating Miss Powers to move smoothly on to the next difficulty. The names Eve Isherwood and Helen Powers are destined to become famous with the reading public."

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