Tuesday, January 21, 2014

LISA'S REVIEW: Deep Sleep (Frances Fyfield) Helen West #3

Title: Deep Sleep
Author: Frances Fyfield
Series: Helen West
Format: ARC
Published January 21st 2014 by Witness Impulse
ISBN13: 9780062303967
 This gripping psychological maze is perfect for fans of Ruth Rendell and P. D. James.

Pip Carlton is a devoted husband and a highly respected pharmacist, cherished by his loyal customers. When his wife dies in her sleep, with no apparent cause, he is distraught. Comforted by his caring assistant, Pip ignores the rumors about Margaret’s death, relieved that the police seem to have moved on.

But prosecutor Helen West refuses to believe that Margaret simply slipped into her final slumber. As she probes deeper into the affairs of the neighborhood, she uncovers a viper’s nest of twisted passion, jealous rage, and lethal addictions. 

Then a sudden act of violence erupts, shaking the community, and one lone man, armed with strange love potions, prepares to murder again …

(Image and information courtesy of Goodreads; Summary lifted from actual book)


Sometimes crime novels are hard to read. I don't always do well with the graphic side of things. Fyfield seems to always keep me reading and turning pages.

This one was a quick but good read. It is the 3rd book in the series and I love the title. Helen is a great character and I love that she fought so hard for justice in this one when everyone was ok with the she died in her sleep line.

 Of course I love Helen and Bailey's relationship. It makes these mysteries that much more interesting. Fyfield does a great job with this series. A good read for crime lovers.




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