Trace And Eliminate
September 1987. The internet is yet to be born, and the iPhone is over twenty years from its inception. A packet of cigarettes costs £1.60 and Rick Astley is number one in the charts with 'Never Gonna Give You Up.'
Some things don't change, however; greed, love, jealousy, and a knife sliding through a carotid artery tend to have the same impact on people's lives as they ever did.
An up-and-coming solicitor lies on a mortuary slab. He is a hard-working family man who appears to have everything. Who could want to kill him? The ruthless and savage killer, who knows precisely why, is still at large.
DI Stark and the team have scarcely begun their investigation when another death occurs. Are they linked? A group of suspects emerge - one is the killer and one is the next to die.