A thrilling new novel from one of the worldÂs most celebrated crime writers proves that the past can never stay buriedÂ
Val McDermid is the queen of psychological suspense and the #1 bestselling author of The Retribution , Cross and Burn and The Vanishing Point , among many others. Her newest masterpiece of suspense begins in Edinburgh with the discovery of a skeleton. Investigators are shocked to find this is not the result of a recent crime but in fact a death that has remained hidden and unknown for several decades. The stakes rise when unexpected connections to the Croatian military are uncovered. When evil has no borders and the past refuses to stay in the past, everyone involved is placed into new and unforeseen danger.