DS Penny Britain uncover a major crime, starting with a simple kidnapping.
No one is prepared for the number of deaths that precede her investigation.
Another strand of her investigation leads to the man-with-thirteen-fingers. Is this the end for a serial killer, or is it Penny carrying out the rough justice?
Transferred to Dorset, DS Penny Britain is plunged into a murder mystery that leads to a world class crime.
The criminal in her sights may only be small-fry, but he is a cunning adversary.
To bring him down requires trickery on her part and a deal with the treasurer of the Tong.