A chilling short story featuring DS Sean Corrigan from Luke Delaney, ex-Met detective and author of Cold Killing. Perfect for fans of Mark Billingham, Peter James and Stuart MacBride.
FIVE WOMEN HAVE BEEN MURDERED… All prostitutes. All with dark, straight hair. Snatched from the shadows of London’s red-light districts, their mutilated bodies left out in the pouring rain.
ENTER DS SEAN CORRIGAN He’s been drafted in to assist the Streatham Police Department – much to the displeasure of the existing DI. But Corrigan has no time for petty squabbles – he has one mission only: find the one they call ‘The Reaper’, even if it means entering the dark and twisted mind of a cold-hearted killer.
THE KILLER STRIKES AGAIN A sixth victim is found and suddenly Corrigan knows what he must do to catch him. But is it worth risking yet another life?
Praise for Luke Delaney: ‘A striking debut from a former Murder Squad Detective, Delaney is not his real name, but there is no doubt about his inside knowledge and ability to convey it’ Daily Mail ‘A confident, aggressive and very promising debut by a former Met detective’ The Times ‘An authentic voice on how the police operate with a stone-cold killer striking randomly around London … scary authenticity’ The Sun
Luke Delaney joined the Metropolitan Police Service in the late 1980s and his first posting was to an inner city area of South East London notorious for high levels of crime and extreme violence. He later joined CID where he investigated murders ranging from those committed by fledgling serial killers to gangland assassinations.