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The bodies never stay buried forever . . .'
On a freezing winter morning, fishermen pull a body from the sea. It is quickly discovered that the dead man was the prime suspect in a decade-old investigation, when a prominent civil servant disappeared without trace. DCI Karen Pirie was the last detective to review the file and is drawn into a sinister world of betrayal and dark secrets.
But Karen is already grappling with another case, one with even more questions and fewer answers. A skeleton has been discovered in an abandoned campervan and all clues point to a killer who never faced justice - a killer who is still out there.
In her search for the truth, Karen uncovers a network of lies that has gone unchallenged for years. But lies and secrets can turn deadly when someone is determined to keep them hidden for good . . .
The number one bestseller and unrivalled queen of crime Val McDermid is back with her most exhilarating, breath-taking thriller yet.
Praise for Val McDermid:
'Brilliant . . . Sensational . . . Unforgettable' - Guardian
'No one can plot or tell a story like she can' - Daily Express
'Compulsively readable' - Irish Times
'One of today's most accomplished crime writers' - Literary Review
'As good a psychological thriller as it is possible to get' - Sunday Express
'It grabs the reader by the throat and never lets go' - Daily Mail