Though his team are busy celebrating their success in solving the ‘Lady in the Lake’ murder case, Detective Sergeant Hunter Kerr is still reeling from the secret life his father has been keeping from him. But before Hunter has time to process his thoughts, a new murder case lands on his desk – and this one hits close to the bone.
Retired Detective, Jeffery Howson, has been suffocated to death in his own home. And just before he died, Howson warned one of Hunter’s colleagues that he had information on a wrongful conviction thirty years previously.
The murder of Lucy Blake-Hall had been an open and shut case – with her lover confessing to the killing. But now it seems the man could have been framed.
Why did Howson wait so long to reveal his secret? Who was desperate enough to kill him off?
Hunter must uncover the Secrets of the Dead before more dark crimes are committed…