A young mother killed by a thousand cuts. Detective Rickman couldn’t take his eyes off the body. There was so much blood. A lacing of fine cuts: parallel lines, curls, sunbursts, whorls and geometric patterns. ‘The baby?’ he asks. ‘Is the baby all right?’ Rickman must dive into a world of exploitation and betrayal in a case that becomes personal for the whole team. Can they stop a twisted serial killer, who turns his victims’ last breath into a nightmare?