'Menacing, beautifully paced' Daily Mail
Inspired by Beckett's visit to the world-renowned Body Farm in Tennessee
A serial killer is at work, and the death toll is rising . . .
The victim has been bound and tortured, the body decomposed beyond recognition.
Then a second body is found. A nightmare is about to begin.
Once a brutal abduction takes place, it becomes a terrifying race against time for forensic expert David Hunter . . .
Menacing, beautifully paced and with characters that wouldn't disgrace the incomparable Michael Connelly, this marks Beckett's transition to established star
Beckett is one of the country's best crime writers... His books are intelligent, beautifully written and utterly gripping