When a burning body is discovered on an East London canal path, DI Erica Swift and her Violent Crimes Taskforce are called to investigate. With the extreme level of incineration, it’s impossible to identify the victim, and Erica has to follow the evidence to track down the killer.
The bodies start to pile up, and questions remain unanswered.
Why is a high-profile politician mixed up with people she shouldn’t be? What risks will a desperate mother take to better her family’s life, only to end up in her worse nightmare?
Together with an unexpected promotion landing in her lap, Erica finds herself on the most challenging case of her career.