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Karen Sharpe has been promoted to Detective Sergeant, but are the pressures of the job getting too much for her?

When the battered body of a young girl is discovered, it kicks off an inquiry which pushes Karen and a trainee DC, Marcus Roth, too close for comfort, both on and off-duty. The investigation leads to a woman with a violent past – a woman with a six-year-old boy in her care…

As the terrible truth emerges, the inquiry becomes a race against time before another child becomes a victim.

Reviews

There is much to admire in Connor's book... an adult story of sordid crime, a story of horror behind closed curtains of the type that is all too common in our tabloids as a vulnerable woman is destroyed by those who should protect her
Shots Magazine
Expect Connor to become an "overnight" British crime writing sensation soon. Meanwhile to the delight of those already in the know, here's another excellent thriller
Peterborough Evening Telegraph