International bestselling author Alison Belsham returns with a gripping new thriller in the Sullivan and Mullins series, which has been optioned for television
'A fine new voice' DAILY MAIL
The body count is rising...and the clock is ticking. When a young woman is attacked and left fighting to survive in hospital, the police are pulled into a race against time to save her life. But just 24 hours later, she dies and a deadly tattoo is discovered on her body.
And when another young woman disappears, Detective Francis Sullivan and his team fear a serial killer walks the streets of Brighton.
His team identify a suspect, Alex Mullins, son of Francis's lover, Marni. Can Francis forget their shared past and save the next victim before it is too late?
A gripping crime thriller from the author of The Tattoo Thief.
Creepy and compulsive, this is Belsham's first excursion into crime and it announces the arrival of a fine new voice. - Daily Mail on The Tattoo Thief
Edgy and ice cool - Marni Mullins is my kind of heroine! - Marnie Riches, author of Born Bad
Alison Belsham initially started writing with the ambition of becoming a screenwriter-and in 2000 was commended for her visual storytelling in the Orange Prize for Screenwriting. In 2001 she was shortlisted in a BBC Drama Writer competition. Life and children intervened but, switching to fiction, in 2009 her novel Domino was selected for the prestigious Adventures in Fiction mentoring scheme. In 2016 she pitched her first crime novel, The Tattoo Thief, at the Pitch Perfect event at the Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival and was judged the winner.