The first book in The Needle's Eye series and Jack Ramsay's life is on hold months after the tragic death of his wife and child.
Taking on what appears a hopeless investigation, he's drawn into a seemingly pointless search.
The local CID investigates the discovery of human bones.
Detective Inspector Janet Hill is keen to wrap up the case while her sergeant appears more concerned with finding the driver of a hit and run.
Jack becomes personally and irreversibly involved when deadly scare tactics are used.
Events unfold bringing both truth and closure.