Detective Sergeant Hunter Kerr is called to the scene of a brutal murder. A fourteen-year-old girl has been viciously slaughtered. But the killer has left behind a clue. Strange marks are gouged into the corpse and a bloody playing card has been left beside it.
As Kerr and his team start to unravel the mystery they are confronted with another gruesome discovery; the mummified remains of a teenage girl. This corpse bears all the hallmarks of the first slaying and yet this body has been buried for well over a decade.
Is a serial killer stalking Yorkshire? Why were the murders committed so far apart? Could there be more bodies waiting to be discovered?