Detective Inspector Helen Grace is no stranger to tragedy. But when a body is fo
und in a Southampton nightclub, the death cuts too close to the bone. Hiding her
personal connection to the victim - and a double-life which must remain secret
at all costs - Helen becomes a woman possessed, working her team around the cloc
k to chase down every lead.
As the killer strikes again, the investigation ta
kes its toll not only on Helen but also her senior officers. Tempers flare, frie
ndships fray and Helen faces an impossible choice. Confess her sins and lose con
trol of the case? Or keep living a lie, protecting her darkest secrets, and risk
getting trapped in this tangled web? But whatever she does, this killer will no
t stop until the truth is revealed: there are some fates worse than death ...