Meet Jo Birmingham. Single mum, streetwise detective, and spiky as hell. Recently promoted, she is one of the few female detective superintendents on the Dublin police force. But with a failed marriage behind her and two young sons at home, trying to strike the right work-life balance has run her ragged.
The Serial Killer
When Jo identifies the missing link in a chain of brutal killings, she comes under fierce scrutiny from her male colleagues in the force, especially her boss and ex-husband Dan Mason. But as the body count rises, so do the body parts. As fear stalks the city, it soon becomes obvious both to the police and to the media that a serial killer is at large.
A Terrifying Game of Cat and Mouse
And so Jo embarks on a terrifying psychological journey to find out who the killer is, and how he is choosing his victims. Soon she is involved in a deadly game in which there are no rules. Because the killer is waiting for her...
Niamh O'Connor is one of Ireland's top true-crime journalists with exclusive access to some of the country's most terrifying criminals. By days she's to be found in the central criminal court, preferably on the bench beside the accused and directly opposite the jury. By night, she's mostly on the phone to cops, criminals and their victims. A reporter for Ireland's biggest selling Sunday newspaper, the Sunday World, she knows first-hand the world she's writing about, and which she's drawn upon in her first novel, If I Never See You Again.