Edward Hunter is a family man with a beautiful wife and daughter, a great job, a bright future, and a very dark past. Edward's father is a man of blood. He's been in jail for twenty years and he's never coming out. Edward has struggled his entire life to put that all behind him, but it's hard when everybody knows you're the son of a serial killer. Then, a week out from Christmas, Eddie's world is turned upside-down. Suddenly, he's going to need the help of his father, a man he hasn't seen since he was a boy. Is Edward destined to be just like his father, a man of blood?
Paul Cleave lives in Christchurch, where all his novels are set. This is his fourth novel, all his previous ones have sold internationally and garnered rave reviews.