The Blitz, London 1944 - as the Luftwaffe make their last desperate assault on the city, Londoners take to the shelters once again and eagerly await the signal for D-Day.
In the East End children lead police to a charred, dismembered corpse buried in a bombsite.
The victim is German and it soon becomes clear that this is no ordinary murder.
For Russian emigre Detective Sergeant Troy it is the start of a manhunt which will lead him into a world of stateless refugees, military intelligence and corruption in high places.
A manhunt in which Troy is both the hunter and the hunted.
About the Author
John Lawton was a TV producer, and is now a full-time writer. He is the author of the Detective Sergeant Troy series of crime novels. He lives in a hilltop village in the Derbyshire Pennines.
Number Of Pages: 342
Published: 1st October 2007
Dimensions (cm): 19.500 x 12.700 x 2.200
Weight (kg): 0.242