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When a woman’s body is found a specialist unit is called in to investigate and prime suspect Alexander Troy is arrested for the murder. Desperate to remain a free man, Troy protests his innocence, but refuses to use his alibi. Trying to protect the woman he loves becomes a dangerous game – questions are asked and suspicions deepen.
When the prime suspect completes a daring escape from custody, DI Breck and DS Kearns begin the hunt. Breck wants out of the force while Kearns has her own agenda and seeks revenge, and a right-wing march provides an explosive backdrop in the hunt for Troy.
Lloyd Otis, a big new talent to watch out for.” – Craig Russell. 2008 CWA Dagger in the Library winner, 2015 McIlvanney Prize winner, and 2017 McIlvanney Prize finalist.
An excellent debut thriller from Lloyd Otis.” – Mark Mayes, author of The Gift Maker.
A multifaceted novel, with themes of violence, past secrets, and lies. 5/5* Genius.” – Anne Bonny Book Reviews.
Lloyd Otis makes a solid debut as a novelist with Dead Lands.” – The Novel Gent.
One hell of a murder mystery. I highly recommend it.” – Brew and Books Review.
A very good debut novel.” – Martha B, NetGalley reviewer.