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Hiding the Past by Nathan Dylan Goodwin

‘At times amusing and shocking, this is a fast-moving modern crime mystery with genealogical twists. The blend of well fleshed-out characters, complete with flaws and foibles, will keep you guessing until the end’ Family Tree magazine Peter Coldrick had no past; that was the conclusion drawn by years of personal and professional research. Then he employed the services of one Morton Farrier, forensic genealogist – a stubborn, determined man who uses whatever means necessary to uncover the past. With the Coldrick Case, Morton faces his toughest and most dangerous assignment yet, where all of his investigative and genealogical skills are put to the test. However, others are also interested in the Coldrick family, people who will stop at nothing, including murder, to hide the past. As Morton's investigation leads him deeper into the Coldrick family's dark history, he is also forced to confront his own family's secrets, which have been buried for far too long. With powerful enemies lurking in the shadows, will Morton be able to uncover the truth before it's too late? This is the first book in the Forensic Genealogist series. ‘Once I started reading Hiding the Past I had great difficulty putting it down - not only did I want to know what happened next, I actually cared’ LostCousins ‘This is a must read for all genealogy buffs and anyone who loves a good mystery with a jaw dropping ending!’ Baytown Genealogy Society ‘This is a good read and will appeal to anyone interested in family history. I can thoroughly recommend it’ Cheshire Ancestor ‘Hiding the Past is a suspenseful, fast-paced mystery novel, in which the hero is drawn into an intrigue that spans from World War II to the present, with twists and turns along the way. The writing is smooth and the story keeps moving along so that I found it difficult to put down’ The Archivist Keep updated on Nathan Dylan Goodwin's work: Website & newsletter: Twitter: @NathanDGoodwin Facebook: Instagram:
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