The first novel in the D.S. Hunter Kerr series from Michael Fowler. Gripping, dark and taut thriller set in Yorkshire. Detective Sergeant Hunter Kerr and his partner DC Grace Marshall are called to the scene of a brutal slaying; the victim is a 14 year-old girl.
The killer has been disturbed but he has left behind a puzzle. What is the significance of the marks gouged into the girl’s torso and why has a playing card been left with the cadaver?