The latest crime novel by local author Christie Cavendish has hit the shelves in time for Christmas.
Never Say Goodbye is available from Olympia priced at £8.99.
The book tells the tale of Caroline May Taylor, who is brought up by her father.
However, on her 16th birthday she is suddenly told to leave the family home.
She travels to Margate, where she eventually meets Charlie Cassidy, the man of her dreams.
However, he is not as he seems.
Charlie introduces Caroline to his friends and her life changes from wallflower to party girl.
But she is unaware of the web of evil, deceit, death and passion that revolves around her.
After a terrible beating, Caroline is left to pick up the pieces but suspicion blights her life when Charlie goes missing.
It’s left up to Detective Armstrong Wright to solve the riddles surrounding Caroline.
Is she innocent or guilty?
Never Say Goodbye is Christie Cavendish’s third crime novel.
Her achievements over the years have been mainly in poetry.
She has certificates and medals from the Poetry Society of Earls Court in London.
She has read her own work at the Arnolfini in Bristol, the Guildhall in Bath and was involved in participating in creative writer’s workshops, teaching the art of performance.
She has also taken part in the Dance and Art Festival in Morecambe.
Over the years she has been an active stage performer with Morecambe Amateur Dramatics, where productions were held at the Grand Theatre in Lancaster.
Cavendish has worked as a legal adviser and debt specialist for the Citizens’ Advice Bureau and has also sat on the board of governors for Lancaster and Morecambe College.
In recent years she has been an entrepreneur retailing romantic lingerie.
Never Say Goodbye follows the successful releases of Cavendish’s first two books, Family Deceit and Angel.