Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks of the Criminal Investigation Department has recently relocated from London to Eastvale, a quiet town in the Yorkshire dales, seeking to escape to stress of city life. But he soon finds that life in the country is not quite as idyllic as he had imagined . . .
As a peeping Tom disturbs the peace of Eastvale women, two local teenagers commit crimes that escalate from theft to violence. Then, an elderly woman is found brutally slain in her home. As the cases weave closer and closer together, Banks finds himself caught in a net of danger that threatens his suddenly vulnerable personal life. Haunting and harrowing, Gallows View is powerful novel of suspense that will linger long in the mind.