, Jan 8, 2014
- 429 pages
When a body is found in the canal, pathologist Quirke and his detective friend Inspector Hackett must find the truth behind this brutal murder. But in a world where police are not trusted and secrets often remain buried there is little hope of bringing the perpetrator to justice. Quirke and Hackett's investigation will lead them into the dark heart of the organisation that really runs this troubled city: the Church. Meanwhile Quirke's daughter Phoebe realises she is being followed; and when Quirke's terrible childhood in a priest-run orphanage returns to haunt him, he will face his greatest trial yet...