An ex-soldier is intent on vengeance – but on a scale, which is beyond anyone’s worst nightmare.
DI Mick Fletcher is intent on getting back to London and escaping the rain sodden hell of Rochdale to which he’s been assigned.
Only recently he was sure a successful murder investigation would be his ticket back down south, but the case fell apart, when the suspect reveals an irrefutable – but very attractive – alibi.
A love affair blossoms, but is it doomed before it can flourish?
What game is his new sergeant, Sadie Swift, playing?
As the tension rises, Fletcher finds himself more and more at the edge – struggling to hang onto his job, his love . . . even his life.