Ugly, remote and inbred, the village of Radnesfield in the Fens has lived with its secrets for centuries. Inevitably, its inhabitants greet the intrusion of television soap star Neville Fielding and his wife Helena with deep suspicion. But no one anticipates the storm that will cause havoc in this small, rural community. Driven by Neville's brutal philandering, Helena divorces him and remarries into one of Radnesfield’s oldest families. When Neville is murdered she is caught out in a string of lies and confesses to the killing. But Detective Sergeant Frances Howarth is haunted by a nagging fear for Helena's own safety. With her release from prison the storm breaks, and Radnesfield’s diseased heart is shockingly exposed… And 'The Last Act of All' is more shocking than anyone could have imagined. 'The Last Act of All' is a compelling crime thriller that will keep readers hooked from the first page to the last. Praise for Aline Templeton: `Templeton's a considerable writer, both intelligent and intuitive' Literary Review 'Atmospheric eeriness . . . [and a] much-too-real feel' Oxford Times 'A creepy combination of detective and gothic' Sunday Post, Dundee 'A tense and atmospheric thriller, which builds up to a crescendo of superb suspense . . .
An engrossing tale of tragedy' Bolton Evening News Aline Templeton lives in Edinburgh with her husband, in a house with a balcony built by an astronomer to observe the stars over the beautiful city skyline. She has worked in education and broadcasting and has written numerous articles and stories for newspapers and magazines. Her books include ‘Shades of Death’, ‘Night and Silence’ and ‘Past Praying For’. Endeavour Press is the UK's leading independent publisher of digital books.