It’s difficult to have any sympathy for a prisoner like Louis Trent – no matter how much the other inmates abuse him. For Trent is a child-molester, one of the nastiest kind. Just how nasty, the authorities and his tormentors are about to find out... Not much is going right for DC Danielle Furness. Chasing eleven–year-old runaway Claire Lilton along a wave-battered Blackpool seafront is only the beginning. Tonight Danny must end the affair with her married lover, which is bound to make life difficult at work. Serves her right for sleeping with the boss. But Danny’s personal problems pale into insignificance when Louis Trent explodes out of jail. Now Trent is heading for his old haunt, Blackpool, with murder on his mind – for the young girls he preys on, like Claire, and for the woman who put him in prison in the first place: DC Danny Furness...