In a quiet residential area in London, a couple is discovered bound and imprisoned in their own home. The worst revelation is yet to come: their eight-year-old son has been abducted. But when the body is found and forensic evidence turns the case on its head, revealing disturbing parallels to events in Detective Caffery's own past, Caffery realizes he's dealing with much more sinister forces than he'd anticipated.
Mo Hayder's debut, Birdman, was an international bestseller. Her second novel, The Treatment, also a Sunday Times bestseller, won the 2002 WH Smith Thumping Good Read award. Her third novel, Sunday Times bestseller Tokyo, won the Elle magazine crime fiction prize, and the SNCF Prix Polar. She has also written the bestselling Pig Island, as well as three books in the Walking Man series: Ritual, Skin and Gone.
Damien Goodwin has 17 years experience working as a director and actor. He has appeared in the films Bridget Jones's Diary and Jam among others. He has recorded several radio plays for the BBC and as a Voice Over artist has worked on documentaries, commercials and talking books. He recently recorded Bernard Cornwell's historical novel Azincourt.