Homicide detective Harry Stark takes a twisting path to solve a million-dollar jewel robbery and murder, a path that leads him to a mob connection, an insurance scam and a depraved family. Meanwhile, his girlfriend, Detective Mary Weems, is on a similarly tortuous path toward solving a cold case of a rape-murder that brings her into contact with another depraved family.
About the author
John Worsley Simpson was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, emigrated to Canada as a young child and grew up in Toronto. He attended elementary and secondary schools in East York and Scarborough, and McMaster University in Hamilton. He continues to work as a journalist— for the last several years as an editor with the Financial Post. He is married and has two grown sons. He and his wife, Colleen, live in Newmarket, Ontario. Simpson is the author of the Midnight Original murder mysteries Undercut, Counterpoint, and Shadowmen.