When four teenagers go missing, the extensive police investigation comes up empty. Everyone is ready to give up - except Detective John Cardinal. Then the mutilated body of 13-year-old Katie Pine is pulled out of an abandoned mineshaft. And only Cardinal is willing to consider the horrible truth.
Giles Blunt grew up in North Bay, Ontario, and now lives in New York City. He's written scripts for Law & Order, Street Legal and Night Heat. He is at work on his next crime novel, The Glittering Wood, also set in the fictional town of Algonquin Bay, and featuring John Cardinal.
Winner of Macallan Gold Dagger for Fiction 2001 and Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger Award 2001.