Four teenage girls suddenly go missing without a trace in various locations based in the North and the East of England in a short period of several months apart. One of these girls, Gracie Peterson, is found alive in a small wooden box on an abandoned industrial estate, with injuries that are so gruesome even the paramedics cringe in anticipation whilst trying to free her, after Gracie had spent eight horrific weeks in captivity.
Detective Inspector Marty Bride and his specialist team of detectives, forensic investigators and psychological profilers become chilling aware that there is a brutal serial killer on the loose who enjoys leaving them various clues to his real identity. However as the number of missing girl’s increases and a number dead bodies appear along with a growing number of invaluable leads, it soon becomes clear that Marty and his team are hunting an intelligent, methodological, orderly, socially competent man, who uses his charm to deceive his victims and is always one step ahead of Marty and his team.
Can Marty and his team locate this ruthless serial killer in time before he preys on his next young innocent female victim?
Catherine Rose Putsche is a British author and a native speaker who teaches English as a second language to young and adult learners in Austria. Originally from the North of England where she graduated in software engineering and had a successful career as a systems administrator before discovering her many other talents.
Her books include, Addicted to Greed & A saved Soul. Her latest book The Surgeon´s Son released in March 2014 is now available worldwide. She is currently writing her fifth book which is a sequel to The Surgeon´s Son as it was very successful and features the same detective team.
Marty looked at his mobile, dreading the visit to Jack and Rosy Johnson, but they needed a formal identification on the twins’ bodies before Michael Givens could appoint a pathologist to perform a post-mortem, as the Johnson twins’ bodies had already been transported to Manchester Royal Infirmary Mortuary. Before he placed the call he called his wife and informed her of the news asking her not to wait up.