Ice-cool Detective Inspector Sarah Quinn and fiery reporter Caroline King lock horns once again in this latest intriguing mystery.
When the body of a teenage girl is found in a local park, it is assumed she is the latest victim of a serial sex offender who has been plaguing the area.
But when it transpires that the dead girl's best friend is missing, DI Sarah Quinn is drawn into a complex murder investigation where nothing is as it seems.
With the investigation heading nowhere - not helped by the hostility of the victim's distraught father, nor by Sarah's unsympathetic new Chief Superintendent who seems determined to undermine her - a shocking turn of events leads Sarah to question her own judgement. And that's before she encounters her old foe, calculating journalist Caroline King ...