The teenage girl was the first victim. Her throat cut to the bone, she didn?t stand a chance. Her mother, at least, had time to fight back. Briefly. Called to the crime scene in leafy Wimbledon, Maeve Kerrigan?s first thought is that this is a domestic dispute gone badly. But the husband is found lying bleeding and unconscious in an upstairs room. He insists he?s the third victim rather than their prime suspect. The only other surviving family member is 15-year-old Lydia - and the only witness Maeve has. But she isn?t talking....
|Publisher||Isis Audio Books; 2012|
The media call him The Burning Man, a brutal murderer who has beaten four young women to death, before setting their bodies ablaze in secluded areas of London's parks. Maeve Kerrigan is an ambitious detective constable, keen to make her mark on the murder task force. But how do you catch a killer no one has seen? And when so much of the evidence they leave behind has gone up in smoke?
To the public, he's a hero: a killer who targets convicted paedophiles. Two men are already dead and even the police don't regard the cases as a priority. But to DC Maeve Kerrigan, no one should be allowed to take the law into their own hands. When the killer's violence begins to escalate, she is forced to confront exactly how far she's prepared to go to ensure justice is served...