Police officer Helen Weeks walks into her local newsagent's on her
way to work. It's the last place she expects to be met with
violence, but she is about to come face to face with a gunman. The
hostage-taker is desperate to know what happened to his beloved
son, who died a year before in youth custody. By holding Helen at
gunpoint, he will force a re-investigation into his son's death.
And one man knows the case better than any other - DI Tom Thorne.
As the body count rises,Thorne must race against time to bring a
killer to justice and save a young mother's life.