A man's body is found in an empty house. His heart has been cut out and delivered to his family. He is the first victim, and DI Helen Grace knows he will not be the last. But why would a happily married man be this far from home at night? The media call it Jack the Ripper in reverse: a serial killer preying on family men who lead hidden double lives. Helen senses the fury behind the murders. But what she cannot possibly predict is how volatile this killer is - or what awaits at the end of the chase...
This is going to be as big as Jo Nesbo Judy Finnigan
M. J. Arlidge has worked in television for the last fifteen years, specializing in high-end drama production, including the prime-time crime serials Torn, The Little House and Silent Witness. Arlidge also pilots original crime series for both UK and US networks. In 2015 his audio exclusive Six Degrees of Assassination was a Number One bestseller. His first thriller, Eeny Meeny, was the UK's bestselling crime debut of 2014. It was followed by the bestselling Pop Goes the Weasel, The Doll's House, Liar Liar, Little Boy Blue, Hide and Seek, and Love Me Not.