A direct threat to Claire’s life pushes her uncomfortably close to John – sending her fleeing to the Western Isles. Convinced she’s being watched, Claire can’t outrun the darkness this time. Norrie, frightened for his daughter’s safety, banishes Claire to Manchester. To win her family back Claire must solve the murders and trap her tormentor. John also faces mounting pressure to crack the case, as ambitious DSI Lola Keir dangles his pending misconduct investigation over him. Determined to end the violence, Claire entices John into a reckless mission that could cost him much more than his career.