From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Stay Alive, The Final Minute and The Witness, comes the first book in his brand new series. Featuring DI Ray Mason and PI Tina Boyd.
Simon Kernick is one of Britain's most exciting thriller writers. He arrived on the crime writing scene with his highly acclaimed debut novel The Business of Dying, the story of a corrupt cop moonlighting as a hitman. Simon's big breakthrough came with his novel Relentless which was the biggest selling thriller of 2007. His most recent crime thrillers include Siege, Ultimatum, Stay Alive and The Final Minute. He is also the author of the bestselling three-part serial thrillers Dead Man's Gift and One By One.Simon talks both on and off the record to members of the Counter Terrorism Command and the Serious and Organised Crime Agency, so he gets to hear first hand what actually happens in the dark and murky underbelly of UK crime.
"A NEW TWIST TO A DECADES OLD MYSTERY 1990 A young woman goes missing while backpacking in Thailand. She is never seen again. 2016 Her bones are discovered 6000 miles away in an English field and, within hours, the boyfriend who reported her disappearance all those years ago is dead. So begins a hunt to solve her murder that will take DI Ray Mason and PI Tina Boyd into a dark and terrifying world of corruption and deadly secrets, where murder is commonplace, and nothing and nobody is safe..." * from the publisher's description * "Hang on tight!" -- Harlan Coben "A potent cocktail of thrills" * Guardian * "Keeps the action breakneck" * Time Out * "Doesn't let up till the very last" * Daily Mirror *