You can't run from the past...
Back in London after a dramatic trip to North America, Doctor Alexander Gregory finds himself without an occupation while he awaits the all-important decision of the disciplinary panel at Southmoor Hospital. That is, until he witnesses the death of a famous actor, live on stage during the opening night of King Lear. When the police rule the death suspicious, they call upon the elite services of Gregory and his partner in criminal profiling, Bill Douglas.
Gregory is paired with attractive investigating officer DCI Hope and tensions arise – especially when an old foe resurfaces.
With bodies piling up and no new leads, Gregory and Hope realise they must look to the past to uncover the truth – before it’s too late. Immersed in the glamorous world of celebrity, Gregory soon learns that, beneath the surface, things are far murkier than they seemâ€¦
Murder and mystery are peppered with dark humour in this fast-paced thriller set amidst London’s vibrant Theatreland.