This is a summary based on my understanding of the novel. Please also note that this summary contains spoilers. You may want to read the entire book first before proceeding
It all started when Miriam discovered the dead body of Daniel inside the boat he’s renting. Miriam is a neighbor, she lives on another boat.
The main suspect was Laura Killbride. She spent the night at Daniel’s boat, slept with him then argued with him. Laura got angry because Daniel insulted her – so she bit his neck, drew some blood. Got some of his blood on her shirt as she went home. She also injured herself while trying to get inside her house because she lost her key – she unknowingly left it at Daniel’s boat. Miriam took the key when she found Daniel’s body because she wanted to protect Laura. Miriam thinks Laura is as damaged as her.Continue reading Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins – Book Summary