1963. A badly mutilated corpse is discovered on the site of the new Centre Point Tower currently under construction in London's West End. With fingers and toes severed, it has all the hallmarks of a gangland killing. But Detective Sergeant Harry Barnard isn't convinced. Meanwhile, a key witness has disappeared before the upcoming trial of East End gangster Georgie Robertson. Is there a connection?
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"The tension builds as the different plot lines come together, but Hall never loses control over the varying threads. She also does a terrific job of explaining the inner working of the press at a time when newspapers still mattered."
Publishers Weekly||“Hall’s sharply drawn 1960s setting sets this series apart”