A gripping crime thriller with all the twists and turns you expect from John Day.
The chance discovery of human remains in the concrete foundations of a building and its identity, seem to lead the police nowhere. However, it is the precursor to the most dangerous case DS Penny Britain has so far faced. It starts with her investigating the kidnapping of a high-profile woman Lawyer. It leads Penny along a trail of destruction and murder to an unimaginable conclusion.
At the same time, a spate of serial killings point to a murderer seeking rough justice. The forensically aware perpetrator, toys with the police, leaving the ritual amputation of a finger as the only link. Unbeknown to Penny, she is under threat from a cunning adversary, determined to destroy everything she loves and has worked for.