London’s Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis must decidewhere her loyalties lie, duty to the job or personal ambition, in thismasterful tale of suspense from the award-winning, international bestsellingauthor of the Prime Suspect series—one of today’s finest crime writers,alongside such talents as Sophie Hannah, Ruth Rendell, Kate Atkinson, and IanRankin.
Six months ago, London nightclub owner Josh Reynolds wasfound dead. Ruled a suicide, the police investigation was closed. Then a youngman, awaiting trial for armed robbery, tells his guards that Reynolds wasmurdered and that he has information to share.
DCI Anna Travis is scheduled to leave for training atQuantico, as part of an exchange between the Met and the FBI. But before shecan leave, she’s got to review the case, thanks to her boss, DCS James Langton.Joining her team is senior FBI agent and crime scene expert Jessie Dewar.
The American’s brash manner quickly ruffles feathersthroughout the Met, and what should have been a simple matter of tying up looseends becomes a political powder keg when the competence of the originalinvestigation team is challenged. Suddenly, Anna is faced with a dangerouschoice. Will she close ranks to protect her people or push to find the truth, no matter what the consequences?