The Serpent and the Peacock is a thrilling, well paced story combining fantasy, mystery, myth and murder. _x000D_ _x000D_ First time author Anne Selby brings readers a stark, spine-tingling, and exciting tale about overcoming evil and finding the truth behind a murder in her new novel The Serpent and Peacock. _x000D_ _x000D_ The discovery in a London cemetery of the body of a young woman sparks off a nationwide murder enquiry and Detective Sergeant Eve Hallam of the London Metropolitan Police, is assigned to the case. A terrifying encounter with something that she cannot rationally explain, leads Eve to believe that they have more than a simple murder investigation on their hands. She and Roger Hamilton, the senior investigating officer, find themselves desperately trying to keep their lives, their sanity and the investigation on track whilst being constantly and tantalisingly side-tracked by the mysterious group Grigori Enterprises who seem hellbent on obstructing their efforts.