Working the Homicide squad, Alexis Bianco thinks she's seen every way a life can be taken. Then she meets the mysterious Lola. More weapon than woman, Lola pursues a predator with a method of murder like no other. The Tormenta. We call it a suicide. Tormenta call it a score, their demonic powers allowing them to siphon off the unspent lifespan of their victims. Nobody is safe.
First-time author Joanne Reay began as a documentary maker for The Discovery Channel, where her films focused on the mysteries of brain function and the human mind. She moved to the BBC, creating the acclaimed detective series The Murder Rooms. As a film writer/producer, her credits include Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis, Cold & Dark and Gallowwalker. She lives in Maidenhead.