Featuring the legendary psychologist Alex Delaware, a favourite crime character worldwide.
It's a living hell...
Twenty-one-month-old Cassie Jones has spent most of her short life in and out of Western Paediatrics Hospital. Cassie is persistently, seriously ill and when no amount of testing can identify the cause, her doctor is lead to a disturbing diagnosis Cassies mother could be making her daughter deliberately sick.
Child psychologist Alex Delaware is brought in to make an independent assessment of the Jones family. But Alex's attempts to find the answers and save a young girls life will reveal a terrifying circle of corruption, abuse and murderous hatred.
Strong insights into the quirks of human and criminal behaviour - Guardian
Filled with insight - Stephen King
Coolly intelligent - GQ
A sense of humanity and justice - Publishers Weekly
An alert eye for detail - New York Times