Skeletal remains discovered beneath the fortified walls of a castle on Northumberland’s weather – blasted coastline. DCI Kate Daniels,a no no-nonsense investigator and authoritative boss if ever there was one,calls on a forensic anthropologist to help show the remains. Soon,the bones of a second body discovered. It turns out these belong to two girls buried five years apart.
Meanwhile, newly widowed prison psychologist Emily McCann finds herself drawn into the fantasy of convicted sex offender, Walter Fear on. As his mind games become more and more intense,is it possible that Daniels case has something to do with Hus murderous past?
With his release imminent,what exactly does he have in mind for Emily? As Daniels encounters dead-end after dead-end and the body count rises,it soon becomes clear that someone is hiding more than nie deadly secret…..