A body with multiple stab wounds and four tiny puncture marks is found lying in a pool of blood, the victim beaten beyond recognition. Even seasoned detectives regard the damage inflicted as overkill.
With a faceless, nameless victim, the inquiry’s on the back foot from the start. Stakes are raised when a second body with almost identical injuries is discovered. DS Bev Morriss is convinced there’ll be more deaths and the race is on to find the links before the killer strikes again.
Bev is also pursuing a cold case that’s close to her heart: The baby Fay inquiry is about to heat up - but Bev is playing with fire and risks being burned.