The third consecutive No.1 bestselling crime novel from the author of the DI Logan McRae series and Birthdays for the Dead.
Sticks and stones may break your bones
The first body is chained to a stake: strangled, and stabbed, with a burning tyre around its neck. But is this a gangland execution or something much darker?
Someones leaving little knots of bones on DI Logan McRaes doorstep, but hes got bigger concerns. Rival drug gangs are fighting over product and territory; two teenage lovers are missing; someones crippling Asian immigrants; and Logans been lumbered with an ambitious new Detective Sergeant and gained the unwelcome attention of the local crime boss.
When another body turns up, the similarities between these murders and the plot of a bestselling novel seem like more than just a coincidence. And perhaps those little knots of bones are more important than they look