Following the success of his engineering company and iron foundry, James Williams made his fortune with the onset of railways during the Industrial Revolution. James now also owns a hotel and enjoys a happy life with his wife, Ruth.
But darkness lingers on the horizon as an apparent serial killer terrorizes the small township of South Downesmere. Several citizens are in the grip of fear as they hold the key to this killer’s identity but can’t—or won’t—volunteer vital information. James seeks to reveal the perpetrator at any cost.
Dark Secret blends elements of historical fiction with an exciting thriller, told above the backdrop of the Industrial Revolution, resulting in a compelling mystery that will keep readers guessing until the very end.