A shocking double-murder scene greets Detective Inspector Philip Brennan when he is called to a flat in Colchester. Two women are viciously cut open and lying spread-eagled, one tied to the bed, one on the floor. The woman on the bed has had her stomach cut into and her unborn child is missing. But this is the third time Phil and his team have seen such an atrocity. Two other pregnant women have been killed in this way and their babies taken from them. No one can imagine what sort of person would want to commit such horrible crimes.When psychologist Marina Esposito is brought in, Phil has to put aside his feelings about their shared past and get on with the job. But can they find the killer before another woman is targeted?
Editors Note 1
Investigating a series of murders in which the victims have been pregnant women, Detective Inspector Philip Brennan sets aside his personal feelings to enlist the aid of his ex, psychologist Marina Esposito, in a harrowing race against time. A debut suspense title by the internationally best-selling author of The Creeper.