In this gritty crime thriller set in the Scottish Highlands, a detective’s hunt for a serial killer leads him confront his own past.
Haunted by the loss of his daughter, Detective Inspector Alec McKay obsesses over a missing person case that’s going nowhere. But that investigation is interrupted when bodies start appearing on the Scottish Black Isle—each with roses and candles placed around it. As McKay and his team begin to identify a disturbing pattern behind the killings, the killer’s twisted intentions remain allusive.
Meanwhile, the young woman who discovered the first victim has begun an investigation of her own—one that catches McKay’s attention, and possibly the killer’s as well. As the case unfolds, McKay is forced to face his own demons. Now, to catch the killer, McKay must untangle a nightmarish web of truth and lies.