Manchester 1998. As DC Brigid Archer investigates the murder of Laura Donovan she is drawn into a European wide web of intrigue and corruption involving the Russian Mafia, political funding, ex-terrorists and an old adversary who wants her dead. Her colleagues can’t be trusted and even her beloved father is tainted.
The only man she can rely on is the prime suspect for Laura’s murder, the alcoholic Richard Donovan. Their pursuit of the truth leads to a terrifying climax that poses two questions. Can they escape the tightening net? Does Donovan have the courage to grasp the redemption Brigid offers?
Published: 5 November 2013