In this fifth book about Special Detective Chau the reader will see how Chau matures while there is a real threat to her life, to her family and friends and to almost everyone she had contact with during the previous investigations. This investigation will have several murders to solve and behind these murders lie several stories. It becomes an investigation of all the people involved in the four previous murder investigations and during this all, the direction of the investigation will get changed more than once. The suspect list grows and grows, and time becomes a stressful but decisive item. Superintendent Sam Archer needs all his skills in leadership to keep his group safe and still do their job. Special Detective Chau gets tested up to unhuman levels. The chief constable in distress and a dog which almost seems capable of thinking. The reader is the real winner in this book, because there is a lot to guess, and a lot to take in. The biggest question is and stays for long; who is or are behind it all? It will put the pressure on everyone, and the reader could now ask themselves one question: Will there ever be a book number six in these series?