Malicious Obsession

Soon the investigation will lead Spence and his team into a strange world of obsession, fantasy and fetish whose tentacles spread far and wide across southern England…

His name is Winston Leonard Spencer Hargreaves, but Detective Inspector Hargreaves of Wiltshire Police is ‘Spence’, even to the Chief Constable. Spence loves his daughter, his work and his solitude. For decades he had worshipped the god of the blues and prayed in the church of St Eric of Clapton the divine. However, his world is rocked by the murder of a local school Deputy Headmaster. Is it sex, professional jealousy, is it the vengeance of a wronged wife, a gay lover spurned or nothing more than a random attack or robbery gone wrong? Spence and his meticulous DS Nigel Ferguson are soon relishing the complexities of another case. But this time they are facing things even Spence had never experienced. Soon the investigation will lead Spence and his team into a strange world of obsession, fantasy and fetish whose tentacles spread far and wide across southern England…