By Alanna Knight
Detective Inspector Jeremy Faro had no concept that a funeral, depression adequate yet solely blameless of crime, could result in a startling confession from his stepson and suicide from the incomplete Tey Bridge could open up a sinister path of likely unconnected occasions.
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