Clearly, this is a professional hit, but Keith was hardly the sort of person to make deadly enemies. Or was he? For the police investigation soon raises more questions than answers. And who, exactly, is Robert Clavert?
The more Banks scratches the surface, the more he wonders what lies beneath the veneer of the apparently happy Rothwell family. And when his old sparring partner, Detective Superintendent Richard Burgess, arrives from Scotland Yard, the case take yet another unexpected twist.