The eighth DCI Helen Grace investigation could be her last . . . If you go down to the woods today . . . The last thing Tom Campbell remembers is camping in the New Forest with his girlfriend, Melissa.
Now he is helpless, alone and consumed by fear, hunted through the woods by a sinister, masked figure... When Tom's body is found, displayed with grisly relish, Helen Grace takes the case.
But before she can catch her breath, a second victim is taken - a serial killer is on the loose. You better not go alone . . . Something dark and deadly stalks the forest. Helen and her team must race against time to catch the perpetrator, before more blood is shed. But the hunt will take Helen back into the eerie twilit woods - and this time she might not make it out alive. PRAISE FOR M.J. ARLIDGE:'Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years' JEFFERY DEAVER'The new Jo Nesbo' JUDY FINNIGAN'Fast paced and nailbitingly tense ... gripping' SUN'DI Helen Grace is a genuinely fresh heroine ...
MJ Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone'Daily Mail'Chilling stuff' Fabulist 'A chilling read' My Weekly 'A grisly, gripping thriller' Sunday Mirror 'Gruesomely realistic, intriguing and relentless.
Arlidge's fledgling army of fans is about to grow' Sunday Sport'Eeny Meeny debuts one of the best new series detectives, Helen Grace. Determined, tough and damaged, she must unravel a terrifying riddle of a killer kidnapping victims in pairs. Mesmerizing!' Lisa Gardner'Expertly pulled off. It has a devious premise. DI Helen Grace is fiendishly awesome. It's scary as all hell. And it has a full cast of realistically drawn, interesting characters that make the thing read like a bullet' Will Lavender