The Good Teacher

By Rachel Sargeant

Some people deserve to be taught a lesson…

A gripping detective mystery with a shocking twist, from the Top Ten Kindle bestselling author of The Perfect Neighbours. This riveting story about a murdered teacher is perfect for fans of Faith Martin and L. J. Ross.

Even the good have to die.
A beloved teacher is murdered and left in a ditch beside a country lane. His wife is found beaten and gagged in their suburban home.

Even the best schools have secrets.
New detective Pippa Adams learns that the teacher ran a homework club for vulnerable pupils. But what did he really teach them?

Even the perfect family has something to hide.
When Pippa scratches the surface of the school community, she meets families who’ve learned a shattering lesson. And finally uncovers the good teacher’s darkest secrets…

Previously published as LONG TIME WAITING, now fully updated.

Format: Paperback
Release Date: 21 Feb 2019
Pages: 256
ISBN: 978-0-00-832723-1
Rachel Sargeant grew up in Lincolnshire. She spent several years living in Germany where she taught English and she now lives in Gloucestershire with her husband and children. She is a previous winner of Writing Magazine’s Crime Short Story competition, and her writing has appeared in My Weekly. She has published three novels and her most recent, The Perfect Neighbours, became a top ten Kindle bestseller.

Praise for The Good Teacher: -

”A great police based thriller with a good bit of humour, engaging characters as well as a serious subject at its heart” - Jen Med’s Book Reviews

”'One hell of an addictive read … 5* out of 5*” - The Ginger Book Geek

”'Addictive, intriguing and really had me flipping the pages as fast I could” - A Daydreamer’s Thoughts

”'A smashing book and very well worth reading” - Linda’s Book Bag

”I'd recommend The Good Teacher to anybody who enjoys well-plotted crime novels with a domestic drama feel to them” - Hair Past A Freckle

”'One of those read in one sitting page turners with engaging characters and a good twisty plot” - Liz Loves Books

”I’t's a fun, scream through-in-an-afternoon type of book” - Reader’s Retreat

”'Rachel Sargeant is the newest author to be added to my list of automatic must reads” - Murder and Moore

”'I liked Pippa and her team. The rivalries, the jokes and the loyalties were all convincing” - Steph’s Book Blog

Praise for Rachel Sargeant: -

”'Dark, claustrophobic and suffused with a creeping sense of menace, The Perfect Neighbours builds to a shocking climax. I thoroughly enjoyed it” - Alex Lake, bestselling author of After Anna

”'An escalating sense of foreboding … Sargeant certainly makes the plot twists almost impossible to second guess, but for the merest passing details, keeping the reader turning the page” - Lincolnshire Life

”'An original, gripping thriller that is both unnerving and shocking in equal measure. I was immediately drawn into the strange, claustrophobic neighbourhood and Rachel Sargeant creates a thrilling sense of foreboding throughout” - Phoebe Morgan, author of The Doll House

”'A gripping tale of dark secrets and domestic lies” - Sam Hepburn, author of Her Perfect Life

”'Builds from a creeping sense of unease to a jaw-dropping climax and a denouement I defy anyone to see coming” - Chris Curran, author of Her Deadly Secret