Detective Inspector Lorne Simpkins is back on the force. Before she can get comfortable with her new partner, newly-promoted DS Katy Foster, the two are assigned a tragic murder case that looks like a robbery gone wrong. However, when another wealthy footballer's family meets the same deadly fate within twenty-four hours, it is clear the crimes involve something far more sinister.
Keeping her focus on unravelling the complex case isn't easy for Lorne when she learns news that throws her personal life into a spin--her fiancé, M16 agent Tony Warner, is involved in a dangerous covert operation in Afghanistan. But innocent people are dying on her patch, and someone must catch the killers. Lorne can't allow this Foul Justice to prevail.
Linda Carter is brutally raped and left for dead in an alley by wealthy playboy, Graham Gibson. During the ordeal Gibson threatens that Linda’s sister Fiona will be his next victim.
Retired DCI Lorne Simpkins and her husband, Tony thought they knew what they wanted when they started up an animal rescue centre. Despite her new role being a fulfilling one, Lorne feels something is missing from her life and decides to become a Private Investigator.
Feeling vulnerable Fiona searches the paper and an advert catches her eye which leads her to Lorne’s rescue centre. During a home check to see if the girls’ flat and a dog are suited, Lorne witnesses Linda’s horrendous injuries. She urges the girls to let her take up their case. Little does she know that more victims will come forward to accuse Gibson of being a multiple rapist.
Lorne is determined that Gibson will get his day in court, but will the girls be guaranteed justice?
A ship wreck--
Dozens of bodies washed ashore--
Clear evidence that evil has made port in London.
The horrific case piques the interest of P.I. Lorne Simpkins. It doesn't take long before Lorne learns that young, helpless women are being caged and sold to the wealthy and salacious. Old wounds are wrenched open when she suspects a cover-up by the very authorities that should be keeping lawful order. Can she trust the self-serving journalist bent on making the human-trafficking ring his next big story? When her daughter is involved in a life-threatening accident, it's difficult for Lorne to keep her head in the game. But Lorne and her ex-MI6 husband, Tony, are determined to end the repulsive slave trade and bring the criminals to justice--even if it means Lorne ends up locked in a cage herself.