Head in the Sand by Damien Boyd

Published October 29, 2021

Head in the Sand by Damien Boyd

Book info

  • Title Head in the Sand
  • Author Damien Boyd
  • Year 2013
  • Genre Mystery

The discovery of a severed head in a golf course bunker triggers a frantic race to find a serial killer that brings the town of Burnham-on-Sea to a standstill. A connection is made with a series of unsolved murders harking back to the 1970s, and Detective Inspector Nick Dixon finds himself caught in a race against time that takes him the length and breadth of the country. The brutal killing of an elderly man raises the stakes and, as he closes in, Dixon begins to question whether he is chasing one serial killer or two.


I read the first book in this series a while back and dipped into the second one. It’s a good mystery, very easy to read and race through, but there’s quite a lot of repetition. Our heroes will find something out and then spend a good amount of time repeating it to their bosses or colleagues, to make sure everyone’s on the same page. I just wanted to find out whodunit! Overall good though, and I’ll seek out the next one.

Rating: 3 / 5

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