Winter in the Derbyshire Peaks: months of knee-deep sw, short days, and rocketing crime rates.Detective Sanne Jensen is living in self-imposed isolation and quietly falling apart, while Dr.Meg FieldingSanne s best friend and occasional loveris struggling to cope with her violent brother, who is back in town and demanding money that she doesn t have.When the murder of a drug addict is dumped onto Sanne s already unmanageablecaseload, she suspects the death may be the start of something more sinister. But how can she investigate a crime when one cares about the victim? And how can she stop a killer who has identity, motive, and conscience?
Cari Hunter lives in the Northwest of England with her partner, two cats, and a pond full of frogs. She works full-time as a paramedic and dreams up stories in her spare time.Cari enjoys long, wind-swept, muddy walks in her beloved Peak District and forces herself to go jogging regularly. In the summer she can usually be found sitting in the garden with her feet up, scribbling in her writing pad. She also loves hiking in the Swiss Alps and hanging out in various television fandoms. Although she doesn t like to boast, she will admit that she makes a very fine Bakewell Tart.