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Cruel Tide By Ruth Sutton (The Judith Pharoah Novels - Book 1)

Cumbria. 1969

A gruesome discovery on the beach may just give local reporter Judith Pharaoh her first real chance to impress her editor. 

Assisted by young DC Sam Tognarelli, Judith is dragged into a dangerous mire of corruption and deceit where truth and justice struggle to prevail.

Cumbrian author Ruth Sutton's first crime novel is set in England's rugged far north-west and is the first in a new series of novels featuring journalist Judith Pharoah and builds on some of the settings and characters contained in her previous trilogy Between the Mountains and the Sea 

“Ruth Sutton's trilogy about a West Cumbrian family and community was very good. Here she's developed into a fine crime writer…”

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