North London; in the depths of summer, teacher Samuel Szajkowski walks into a school assembly and opens fire. Three pupils and a teacher are shot dead before Samuel turns the gun on himself. As the only woman in her office at CID, Detective Inspector Lucia May is finding it difficult to be taken seriously. When she is assigned the school-murders case, she is expected to tie things up quickly.
The incident is a tragedy that couldn’t have been predicted and Szajkowski a psychopath beyond help. But as Lucia begins to piece together the testimonies of the teachers and children at the school, a much more complex picture of the months leading up to the incident begins to emerge…
©2010 Simon Lelic (P)2011 Isis Publishing Ltd
Report Inappropriate Content