WHEN THE SNOW CAME is the fifth novel in the Richie Stevens investigates series. The Weston case has always bothered Richie and when there is a chance to re-open the case he jumps at it.
Annie Troughton has a secret, which she is desperate to hide, John Banks fears his wife Katie is damaged by her past, a child adopted at birth has killed a cat and another searches for his mother. All these characters are linked to the woman who is living a quiet life in Lockford on the south coast of England, where Richie Stevens has his office. All of them have a motive to commit a murder.
Richie’s investigations into the Weston case are complicated by his unspoken feelings for his assistant Sandy Smith whom he fears is about to leave and seek work in London.