A detective hiding dark secrets, Kim Stone will stop at nothing to protect the innocent.
On a cold winter morning, Kim is about to meet her team for the first time. The victim of her new case is about to meet their killer. . .
When the body of a young man is found beheaded and staked to the ground in the Clent Hills, Kim and her new squad rush to the crime scene.
But something doesn’t add up. Searching the victim’s home, Kim discovers a little girl’s bedroom and a hidden laptop. Why is the victim’s sister relieved to hear he’s dead – and where is the rest of his family?
As Kim begins to unearth the dark secrets at the heart of the case, D.C. Stacey Wood becomes convinced that this murder is somehow linked to a women’s shelter. As a child of the care system herself, Kim knows all too well what it means to be vulnerable.
With the killer about to strike again, Kim is in deep water with an inexperienced squad. Can she pull her new team together to catch the killer before it’s too late? This time, one of her own could be in terrible danger . . .