|About the Book|
Detective Inspector Joe Conway has just transferred from Dublin to take over the newly formed Serious Crime Squad in the South West of Ireland., much to the dismay of his wife, whos career as a prosecutor is taking off in Dublin. Joe moves back into the old family home in rural Ireland which has lain idle since his fathers death. He has barely got his feet under the desk when the body of a young student is found at the side of a country road just outside the village of Dromogue. At first it is thought to be a hit and run but the battered body and the Post Mortem tell a different story and Joe has his first murder case. He teams up with Detective Garda Dora Doyle, an attractive young cop, as the investigations takes them from the sleepy town of Dromogue, to inner city Limerick and on to the bustling campus of University College Cork on the trail of the killer. As the body count rises, Joe has to overcome friction from within his team and pressure from a frenzied media to bring the killer to justice.