An Unhallowed Grave by Kate Ellis
A Wesley Peterson Crime Novel (Wesley Peterson Crime Novels)

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 2 Critic Reviews



When the body of Pauline Brent is found hanging from a yew tree in a local graveyard, DS Wesley Peterson immediately suspects foul play. Then history provides him with a clue. Wesley's archaeologist friend, Neil Watson, has excavated a corpse at his nearby dig - a young woman who, local legend has it, had been publicly hanged from the very same tree before being buried on unhallowed ground five centuries ago. Wesley is forced to consider the possibility that the killer knows the tree's dark history. Has Pauline also been 'executed' rather than murdered - and, if so, for what crime? To catch a dangerous killer Wesley has to discover as much as he can about the victim. But Pauline appears to have been a woman with few friends, no relatives and a past she has carefully tried to hide…

About Kate Ellis

See more books from this Author
For more information on Kate Ellis please visit
Published August 1, 2009 by Piatkus Books. 240 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for An Unhallowed Grave

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

In her third mystery featuring Trinidadian police sergeant Wesley Peterson (after 2000's The Armada Boy), Ellis proves herself once again adept at linking a contemporary British police procedural to a crime from centuries in the past that neatly parallels the present-day murder.

| Read Full Review of An Unhallowed Grave: A Wesley...

Monsters and Critics

DS Wesley Petersen has his work cut out trying to unravel the various strands, particularly when they become twisted in other directions with sub plot after sub plot.

Oct 22 2006 | Read Full Review of An Unhallowed Grave: A Wesley...

Reader Rating for An Unhallowed Grave

An aggregated and normalized score based on 15 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes

Rate this book!

Add Review