In the driver's seat of a Jaguar, on a country road, a good man burns.
Justice Garrett Quinn should have been at a sentencing. He was one of the good ones, fighting for order in a lawless world. In a burned-out car, on the outskirts of Cork, DS Katie Maguire finds what's left of him.
But this is only the beginning. The judge's death sparks a gang war fought with bullets and bombs, and civilians are caught in the crossfire. As the city spirals deeper into violence, Ireland's most fearless detective must find the courage to fight for her hometown one last time.
Katie Maguire is no stranger to sacrifice – but she has lost so much already. Facing new horrors each day, Katie must decide: can she do her duty when she has nothing left to give?
Praise for Graham Masterton:
'One of this country's most exciting crime novelists. If you have not read one, read them all now' Daily Mail.
'A tough and gritty thriller with an attractive principal character' Irish Independent.
'Graham Masterton is a natural storyteller' New York Journal of Books.
'Any fan of mysteries should grab this book' Irish Examiner.