DI Harry Evans and his team are dealing with a string of difficult assignments amidst upheaval within their department The Cumbria Major Crimes team is under immense pressure to get results. DCI Harry Evans and his subordinates, DS Neil Chisholm, DC Lauren Phillips, and DC Amir Bhaki must juggle cases while tragedy stalks them. Up in Glasgow, DI John Campbell is preparing to replace Evans, whose renegade ways have brought forced retirement. Together they must investigate a man killed in his own home, a vigilante group chasing a suspected pedophile, a river dammed for no obvious reason, and a woman whose cries of "wolf" turn to "rape." Meanwhile DC Phillips goes undercover off the books.
Graham Smith is a reviewer for the respected crime fiction web site www.crimesquad.com. He is the author of Snatched from Home, has been published in several Kindle anthologies, and has three collections of short stories out on Kindle: Eleven the Hardest Way (long-listed for a SpineTingler Award), Harry Charters Chronicles, and Gutshots: Ten Blows to the Abdomen.