Secrets can be murder. Kate McKinnery’s a social worker, a protector of children, a fixer of broken lives. Yet her own life is built on a lie.
Edinburgh’s the festival city but it’s October, the party’s over, and Kate needs answers. Her auntie Jean might know but she’s not telling and people around her are getting murdered. Kate feels compelled to investigate only to find more secrets, but is someone dying to tell or killing to keep?
Haunted by her past and uncertain about her future, Kate struggles to unmask a murderer whilst searching for the truth about her past. But how much does she really want to know? Are some secrets best left undisturbed?