|Genre||Crime / Mystery novel|
|3 March 2006|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover, Paperback) & Audio CD|
|Pages||128 pp (paperback edition)|
|Preceded by||The Devil's Feather|
|Followed by||The Chameleon's Shadow|
Based on the real life case of Elsie Cameron, a pregnant woman supposedly killed by her boyfriend, chicken farmer Norman Thorne, who was hanged for the murder in 1924, Walters re-creates the events leading up to the crime and writes from the perspective of both Elsie and Norman, as their relationship slowly turns sour and Norman yearns to be free from his former lover.
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