Young girls are disappearing around the country. Nobody moves around inside the messy heads of serial killers like Dr Tony Hill. Now heading the recently founded National Profiling Task Force, they are given the details of thirty missing teenagers and asked to discover whether there is a sinister link between any of the cases. Only one officer comes up with a concrete theory, but it is ridiculed by the rest of her group . . . until a killer murders and mutilates one of their number. Could the outrageous suspicion possibly be true?
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FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE GOLD DAGGER AWARD-WINNING NOVEL THE MERMAIDS SINGING
'Stunningly exciting, horrifyingly good' - Ruth Rendell
'Ye Gods, She's Good' - Colin Dexter
'Terrific chiller from Manchester's answer to Thomas Harris' - Lucretia Stewart, GuardianAbout the Author:
Val McDermid was a journalist for sixteen years and is now a full-time writer living in South Manchester. In 1995, she won the Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year. Her novel, A Place of Execution, won a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, was nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Novel, and named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.
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