By Deborah Crombie
In the culture of Elizabeth George, Louise Penny, and P. D. James, New York Times bestselling writer Deborah Crombie grants a robust story of intrigue, betrayal, and lies that might plunge married London detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James into the unspeakable darkness that lies on the center of murder.
Recently transferred to the London borough of Camden from Scotland backyard headquarters, Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his new homicide research staff are known as to a perilous bombing at historical St. Pancras Station. through lucky twist of fate, Melody Talbot, Gemma's depended on colleague, witnesses the explosion. The sufferer was once playing an geared up protest, but the opposite staff contributors swear the younger guy in simple terms intended to trigger a smoke bomb. As Kincaid starts to assemble the proof, he unearths each piece of the puzzle yields an unforeseen development, together with the disappearance of a mysterious bystander.
The bombing is not the in basic terms secret troubling Kincaid. he is nonetheless wondering the explanations in the back of his move, and whilst his former boss—who's been fending off him—is attacked, these suspicions deepen. With the aid of his former sergeant, Doug Cullen, Melody Talbot, and Gemma, Kincaid starts off to untangle the reality. yet what he discovers will depart him wondering his trust within the activity that has formed his existence and his values—and remind him simply how susceptible his important relatives is.