In 1940, England is desperate and fearful. The threat of a German invasion is real, and many German Nationals are interned in camps across the country. When a young woman is found murdered on a desolate country road, Tom Tyler, a detective inspector, finds himself drawn into an uneasy alliance with one of the Prees Heath internees, a psychiatrist, who is an expert on the criminal mind.
Maureen Jennings emigrated to Canada from the UK at the age of seventeen. Best known for the Murdoch Mysteries series, the TV adaptation of which has been running since 2008, Jennings has also launched a new contemporary series featuring a forensic profiler named Christine Morris. She lives in Toronto, Canada with her husband, two cats and two dogs.