It is the opening day of Detective Sergeant Scarlett Macey's biggest case of her life - `The Lycra Rapist' is standing trial for a series of brutal rapes. But things don't go according to plan - the trial collapses - and James Green is freed.
Scarlett is determined his freedom will not last long and immediately begins planning his downfall.
Meanwhile James Green has his own plans for revenge, and driven by feelings of hatred begins to pick out those who brought about his downfall - priming them for the kill.
Scarlett has faced many villains in the past, but never one quite as terrifying as James Green...
Michael Fowler was born and brought up in the Dearne Valley area of Yorkshire where he still lives with his wife and two sons. Michael served as a police officer for thirty-two years, both in uniform and in plain clothes, working in CID, and undercover in Vice Squad and Drug Squad, retiring as an Inspector in charge of a busy CID Department in 2006. Michael is the author of the DS Hunter Kerr series and the DS Scarlett Macey series. He has also written two stand alone crime novels. He is a member of the Crime Writers Association and International Thriller Writers.