It’s Detective Inspector Siv Drummond’s first day back on the job, joining a new team in a new town. This fresh start isn’t going to be easy. Still mourning the death of her husband, she must push aside her grief to focus on her first case.
Lauren Visser and Matis Rimas are found stabbed to death in the idyllic woodland by the River Bere. Their mutilated bodies lie within feet of each other. A photograph of an unknown girl sits on Lauren’s chest. She was an activist and wild swimmer. He was fishing illegally. What is their connection?
Siv and her team start ruling out suspects, but no one tells the truth when everyone has something to hide. What will be dredged up by the investigation? Can DI Siv Drummond fight the current of lies, or will she be swept away?