By Lin Anderson
Where the hell had the child discovered a human cranium? McNab heard an consumption of breath in the back of him as another person made out the form within the torchlight. A metre away now, McNab crouched on a degree with the kid. 'Where did you discover that, Emma?' he acknowledged softly. She stared at him. 'I used to be misplaced. I heard them calling me.'
When Claire regains attention after a stranger motives her vehicle to crash in a storm from snow, she is frantic to find her nine-year-old daughter Emma lacking from the again seat. Then Emma is located within the woods within sight, unhurt yet cradling a kid's cranium. She claims it 'called to her' - and he or she can listen one other voice nearby...
Meanwhile, forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod is attempting to find the identification of a corpse came upon badly burned in a pass. The physique is donning a soldier's identification tag, yet DNA checks exhibit it is not him. while DS Michael McNab asks for her support determining the continues to be Emma stumbled on, they become aware of the 2 situations are associated in methods they can by no means have imagined...
Lin Anderson, writer of DRIFTNET and straightforward KILL, has written her strongest novel to date.