ASYLUM is the third novel in the Detective Jill Brennan series. It is set in Sydney, Australia during winter.
When a body is found in the grounds of a disused 19th century lunatic asylum all the evidence points to suicide but Detective Jill Brennan isn’t convinced.
Asylum is a story about how an attempt to put past injustices right, went terribly wrong.
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‘Jill sighed and threw her pen on the desk.
‘What’s up Brennan?’ Luke said. ‘You look beat.’
Jill didn’t realise her lack of sleep showed. ‘Got a few things on my mind, Luke.’ She looked at her phone messages.
‘It’s not Robbie Calloway is it?’
She shot him a look. ‘Mind your business.’
‘If it is Calloway, a word of advice.’
‘I don’t need your advice, Luke.’ Jill was still mad at him because of the business with Rimis and the gym.
‘Well, like it or not I’m going to give it to you anyway. My gut says this is political. Land grabs, developers, and shady politicians, that sort of thing. Everyone knows how valuable Callan Park is as a re-development site.’
This review is based on a complimentary copy of the book provided by the publisher.