"..a tightly-written debut from an author who is going places"
D.I. Avison Fluke of the Cumbrian Force Major Investigation Team is sent to investigate a body found on a building site. He soon realises he's on the trail of a professional killer.
Fighting to recover from a life-threatening illness he strives to juggle the case amid hospital visits and conflict with his superiors. As the investigation progresses, the few leads he finds, all lead to dead-ends. With pressure mounting, he has to battle his own ill-health as he strives to identify and catch the killer.