When a man is found beaten to death in a local Manchester park, Detective Constable Sam Parker is one of the investigating officers.
Sam swiftly identifies the victim, but what at first looks like an open and shut case quickly starts to unravel when he realises that the victim's fingerprints were found on a knife at another crime scene, a month earlier. Meanwhile, Sam's brother, Joe - a criminal defence lawyer in the city - comes face to face with a man whose very presence sends shockwaves through his life.
Joe must confront the demons of his past as he struggles to come to terms with the darkness that this man represents. Before long, Joe and Sam are in way over their heads, both sucked into a terrifying game of cat-and-mouse that threatens to change their lives for ever...'Authenticity reeks from every page...hypnotic, troubling crime writing with a superb villain and a distinctive atmosphere.' Daily Mail on Next to Die
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 30/07/2015
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780751549515