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Burnt Island Reviews

Burnt Island by Kate Rhodes

Burnt Island

A Ben Kitto Thriller 3

Kate Rhodes

Score pending

2 reviews

Imprint: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Publication date: 31 Oct 2019
ISBN: 9781471165993

From the acclaimed author of HELL BAY comes the third instalment in the dark and gripping crime series set on the Scilly Isles. Perfect for fans of Peter May, Broadchurch and Ann Cleeves.

4 stars out of 5
Barry Forshaw
27 Jun 2020

"Rhodes writes beautifully crafted psychological thrillers"

Kate Rhodes writes beautifully crafted psychological thrillers. Thoughtful Ben Kitto, Deputy Chief of Police in the Scilly Isles, investigates when the burnt corpse of a man is discovered, leading to the lockdown of the entire island of St Agnes. The evocation of a cloistered community is handled with understated skill.


4 stars out of 5
15 Mar 2020

"A fast-paced whodunnit"

Everyone on the small island of St Agnes is excited about the fireworks display, but when a charred body is discovered on the bonfire, Scilly Isles Deputy Chief of Police Ben Kitto is on the hunt for a killer. Threats written in Cornish arrive and fires are lit, suggesting someone is targeting newcomers. Kitto is running out of time when artist Naomi Vine is kidnapped.