"My name is Alice. I'm a police officer. I'm trying to solve a murder on a psychiatric ward. But I'm also a patient." They were meant to be safe on Fleet Ward, but now one of their number is found murdered, and the accusations begin to fly. Was it one of his fellow patients? A member of staff? Or did someone come in from the outside? DC Alice Armitage she's quickly on the trail of the killer, but because she is on the ward herself, she is also vulnerable.
"[Mark Billingham is] one of the most consistently entertaining, insightful crime writers working today."—Gillian Flynn