This is the gripping new DCI Serena Flanagan thriller from the bestselling author of Those We Left Behind. ´Stuart Neville is...a crime-writing star.´ (Mark Billingham). DCI Serena Flanagan is asked to sign off the suicide of a severely disabled businessman. It should be an open and shut case. But something doesn´t feel right, and soon the grieving widow´s relationship with a local vicar sounds an alarm. With no evidence to back her up, however, have Serena´s instincts led her down the wrong path? Under pressure at home and ignoring orders from her superiors, she must discover the truth. It´s an investigation that may cost Serena her job - and her family. Praise for Stuart Neville: ´Stuart Neville...never forgets the human heart that beats inside the bleakest darkness.´ (Val McDermid). ´In the world of modern crime fiction, Stuart Neville is a supernova...I can´t wait to see where he takes me next.´ (Dennis Lehane). ´There´s a chilling core to this pitch dark and powerful thriller.´ (Sunday Mirror).