The eighth book in the Jack Parlabane series, from author Christopher Brookmyre. The award-winning, million-selling author of Black Widow brings a twist-filled story of secrets and lies. What if your deepest secret was revealed?Sam Morpeth is growing up way too fast, left to fend for a younger sister when their mother goes to prison and watching her dreams of university evaporate.
But Sam learns what it is to be truly powerless when a stranger begins to blackmail her. Who would you turn to?Meanwhile, reporter Jack Parlabane has finally got his career back on track, but his success has left him indebted to a volatile, criminal source.
Now that debt is being called in, and it could cost him everything.
What would you be capable of?Thrown together by a vindictive and mysterious mutual enemy, Sam and Jack are about to discover they might be each other's only hope.