A taut and menacing standalone novel from New York Times bestselling author Carol O'Connell.
A taut and menacing thriller for fans of Susie Steiner and Michael Connelly by New York Times bestselling author Carol O'Connell.
'Compulsive reading' The Times
'A menacing and unsettling thriller' Val McDermid
Two missing girls. Three days to find the killer.
When two girls disappear from the small town of Makers Village, it seems that the past is repeating itself for police detective Rouge Kendall.
Fifteen years ago his own twin sister was murdered and a man was imprisoned for the crime. But this new case begins to unearth some deadly secrets. Could the wrong man be behind bars?
This killer definitely follows a pattern. With the clock ticking in the hunt for the missing girls, Rouge needs to find answers, fast.
It's the only hope of finding Gwen and Sadie alive. . .
Something close to a masterwork. - The Times
If any writer could make me break my New Year's resolution to avoid serial killer novels, it's the brilliant Carol O'Connell. - Daily Telegraph
Carol O'Connell is one of the finest writers of contemporary thrillers, with her intoxicating mix of rich prose, resonant characters and knife-edge suspense. Her books featuring NYPD detective Kathy Mallory, and the stand-alone novel, JUDAS CHILD, have garnered widespread critical acclaim and have appeared on bestseller lists across America. She lives in New York City.