A gripping and evocative mystery set in 30s London, in which a young journalist goes on the trail of a serial killer On a sweltering day in July 1937, reporter John Steadman is in London's St Paul's Cathedral waiting for his girlfriend ...But romance is pushed aside when he witnesses a man falling to his death from the Whispering Gallery, killing a priest in the process.
Did he jump or was he pushed? Two days later Johnny receives the first of a series of grim packages at the offices of his newspaper, the Daily News.
Each contains the body part of a woman and an enigmatic note, one of which says that he will be the murderer's final victim.
To catch a killer, Johnny must set himself up as bait - with police and a fascinated public looking on.
But he still has to uncover the tragic truth behind the double-death in the cathedral...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 368 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 05/07/2012
- Category: Historical mysteries
- ISBN: 9780007296828