Publisher: Two Pies Press
Winner of the Lucy Cavendish Prize for fiction, The Loyal Servant is a fast-paced murder mystery and chart-topping political thriller."A brilliantly-paced thriller... Perfectly balanced between character and plot. Very gripping and suspenseful" - Sophie HannahCaroline Barber is a civil servant, busy at work trying to avoid being laid off and busy at home holding her noisy and demanding family together. Her dull daily routine is shattered when she discovers her boss - a senior politician - dead at his desk. Although the pills and whiskey bottle point to suicide, Caroline is certain he would never take his own life. Unable to accept the official version of events, she sets out to uncover the real reason the minister had to die and quickly discovers a web of secrets and lies spun by some very powerful men. Enlisting the help of a ruthless newspaper reporter, Caroline continues to dig, ...