A dog scavenging in an illegal building site digs up a bone. A human bone. She drags it back to where her mistress lies dead in an abandoned shed, but there are hundreds more. Skeletons which have lain undisturbed for centuries beneath Gallows Hill, where Cape Town’s notorious gibbets once stood. Investigative profiler Dr Clare Hart is called in by Captain Riedwaan Faizal of the SAPS Gang Unit and soon discovers that a deadly, more recent secret lies hidden among these long-buried bones.
"Excellent thriller set in Cape Town"
A deserted street below Table Mountain. A six-year-old ballerina waits alone for her mother. Then an unmarked car approaches, and she is gone. With no trace of why she’s been abducted, suspicion falls on her divorced father, Captain Riedwaan. Powerless, he watches helplessly as the search for his daughter is called off. In desperation, Riedwaan turns to investigative journalist Dr Clare Hart, whose TV documentary about Cape Town’s missing young girls has made her something of a local celebrity.
The gruesome murder of a homeless teenage boy suggests a methodical serial killer is at work in Walvis Bay, a depressed port, isolated in the Namib Desert. Police profiler and investigative journalist Dr Clare Hart is sent to work with Tamar Damases, head of the town’s Murder Unit. Until a few days ago, her relationship with Captain Riedwaan Faizal seemed to be going well - but she knows she is not the only woman in his life.
A terrified, frozen child is found close to death on an icy Cape Town mountainside. But no one reported her missing. Who does she belong to? Profiler Dr Clare Hart is baffled - but when a young woman disappears, Clare sees a frightening pattern beginning to emerge. Rosa is a gifted but troubled young cellist, and her grandfather is at his wits end. Why did she walk out of her music school that day? Where has she gone now?
I Cape Town står en seksårig pige og venter på, at hendes mor skal hente hende. En bil dukker ubemaerket op, og vaek er pigen. Mistanken falder på hendes far, kaptajn Riedwaan Faizal, som er chef for Cape Towns bandeenhed. Han er desperat efter at komme i gang med eftersøgningen, men politiet mistaenker ham for at vaere kidnapperen. Suspenderet fra politistyrken ser Faizal magtesløst til, idet eftersøgningen af hans datter indstilles.
Time is running out ... A killer who won’t stop. An investigator who won’t give up. When a beautiful young woman is found murdered on Cape Town’s Seapoint promenade, police profiler Dr Clare Hart is drawn into the web of a brutal serial killer. As more bodies are discovered, Clare is forced to revisit memories of the horrific rape of her twin sister and the gang ties that bind the city’s crime rings. Are the murders really linked to human trafficking, or is the killer just playing sick games with her?
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