Family feuds, booze, and bad company. Teenager Rebecca Slater's walk on the wild side has taken a downward spiral. And now she's disappeared. But her family don't seem to have noticed. Wealthy, private, dysfunctional, the Slaters deny that their daughter is missing - even as they block all attempts by Rebecca's friends to contact her. So, the friends contact a private investigator. Eddie Flynn is good at finding people. And he's good at spotting lies.
Accused of killing their daughter, the Barbers have been on the run from public opinion for two years. But the Barbers are fighting back. And if their high profile campaign to clear their name and get their baby back has made them rich that was never their intention. Meanwhile a failed prosecution hasn't dampened the media's hunger for revelations. Their investigators are on the job, moving towards an exposure that will spotlight the Barbers as the killers they are.
Join Professor Daniyaal Ashraf, a prominent surgeon, as he teams up with the General Medical Council, Scotland Yard and GCHQ to stop the culprit, before more innocent lives come to harm. His fast-paced journey will take you through a maze of medical fiction ground in scientific reality, leading to the inevitable debate about the future of medicine and the National Health Service.
When Cruft's Best of Breeds Champion mysteriously disappears from his enclosure, the finger of suspicion points at the owner of a rival kennel. Although Somerset police find the missing Scottish terrier's dermal tracker, they cannot find further evidence of a crime. Having no proof, they are unable to do anything and drop any investigations. The other dogs call in Ratchet and Stench, and even though they uncover clues that suggest a brutal murder, the animal sleuths aren't convinced.