CAN THEY UNPICK THE TRUTH AND BRING A KILLER TO JUSTICE? DS Ferreira is back on the force after being severely injured in the line of duty. The first case to land on her desk takes her and DI Zigic to a brutal crime scene where a woman has been stabbed to death and her disabled daughter left to starve upstairs. The murdered woman is Dawn Prentice - a woman who had come to Ferreira for help when she and her daughter were being subjected to harassment. As Ferreira battles her demons and Zigic clashes with another officer, the detectives realise that the Prentice case rests on one crucial question - who was the real target of the killer: mother or daughter? "Elegantly crafted, humane and thought-provoking. She's top drawer". (Ian Rankin). "Hard-hitting, tragic, compelling and timely". (Daily Express). "A hard-boiled, fast-paced mystery with a tight ring of suspects". (Irish Times). "The authority of Dolan's writing grows from book to book". (Financial Times).