London’s Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis must decide where her loyalties lie, duty to the job or personal ambition, in this masterful tale of suspense from the award-winning, international bestselling author of the Prime Suspect series—one of today’s finest crime writers,
alongside such talents as Sophie Hannah, Ruth Rendell, Kate Atkinson, and Ian
Six months ago, London nightclub owner Josh Reynolds was found dead. Ruled a suicide, the police investigation was closed. Then a young man, awaiting trial for armed robbery, tells his guards that Reynolds was murdered and that he has information to share.
DCI Anna Travis is scheduled to leave for training at
Quantico, as part of an exchange between the Met and the FBI. But before she can 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 feathers throughout the Met, and what should have been a simple matter of tying up loose ends becomes a political powder keg when the competence of the original investigation team is challenged. Suddenly, Anna is faced with a dangerous choice. Will she close ranks to protect her people or push to find the truth, no matter what the consequences?
About the Author
Lynda La Plante has written more than thirty novels, including the Prime Suspect series, all of which have been international bestsellers. She is an honorary fellow of the
British Film Institute and a member of the UK Crime Writers Awards Hall of
Fame. She runs her own television production company and lives in London and
East Hampton, New York.