“The terrible banging makes the whole house shudder. Loud shouting drags me awake. The clock says 5:45, I rush in to Toby who stands too bewildered even to cry. As I clasp him in my arms a man appears in the doorway, a huge man dressed completely in black.
My screams scare Toby into his own versions. A woman’s face joins the man’s and I shout, ‘Get out of my house,’ and ‘Tim where are you?’ and ‘Leave us alone,’ and ‘Call the police, Tim, call the police.’
‘We are the police…’”
Jenny Parker is a married mum who works as an accountant at a Manchester firm. Her lover Martin, a partner at the practice, is missing. When he turns up dead, Jenny thinks that keeping her secret and hiding her grief are her biggest problems. She couldn’t be more wrong. Deception, bribery and violence send Jenny’s life spinning crazily out of control.
Facing the loss of home, child and career, will Jenny be able to get herself back on track?
Or is she set on a fatal collision course with the sinister forces behind Martin’s death?
Malevolence in the boardroom and dirty dealings in the world of motorsports provide an intriguing background to this unusual thriller. Due Diligence is a high octane race for survival in the company of an engaging young woman who discovers surprising resources of her own.