The first novel in the addictive Paddy Meehan series, from award-winning author Denise Mina.
'The most exciting crime writer to have emerged in Britain for years' Ian Rankin
In Glasgow, a child goes missing, taken from the front garden of his home. The investigation leads the police to the doors of two young boys.
Paddy Meehan has just started work at a local newspaper where she dreams of becoming an investigative journalist. Although everyone around her believes the boys acted on their own, she is certain there is more to it and begins to ask awkward questions.
But Paddy's investigation has repercussions she never anticipated. Shunned by those closest to her, she finds herself dangerously alone.
*Don't miss Denise Mina's most recent thriller, the Costa 2020 shortlisted, THE LESS DEAD*