Jo Birmingham is a single mum and streetwise detective - one of the few female detective superintendents on the Dublin police force. Finding the right work-life balance is running her ragged, following a failed marriage and having two young sons at home. When Jo identifies the missing link in a chain of brutal killings, she faces fierce scrutiny from her male colleagues, especially her boss and ex-husband Dan Mason. But as the body count rises, so do the body parts. It's clear that a serial killer is at large. Then, as Jo embarks on a terrifying psychological journey to find the killer and how he is choosing his victim, she becomes involved in a deadly game with no rules. Because the killer is waiting for her...
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Niamh O'Connor is one of Ireland's best known crime authors. She is a crime reporter with the Sunday World, Ireland's biggest selling Sunday newspaper, for whom she has written five true crime books which were given away with the newspaper. Her job, in which she interviews both high profile criminals and their victims means she knows the world she is writing about.Review:
"This is a formidable debut... gritty, downbeat and realistic. Highly recommended," Independent, Ireland "A gripping, terrifying, memorable read. Jo Birmingham is my sort of heroine." TESS GERRITSEN "This gritty, compulsive tale of Dublin's mean streets reeks of authenticity. DI Jo Birmingham is a terrific character: gutsy and stylish, with a tough mind and a heart of gold. A real page-turner." Declan Hughes, author "Authentic ... very assured ... stands up in a very competitive market" RTE Radio, Arena "Niamh O'Connor invests her pacy police procedural with gritty detail" Irish Times
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