The new DCI Banks book by Number One bestseller Peter Robinson has the team investigating two highly contemporary crimes each echoing and illuminating the otherIn a remote countryside lane in North Yorkshire, the body of a young girl is found, bruised and beaten, having apparently been thrown from a moving vehicleWhile DI Annie Cabbot investigates the circumstances in which ayear old could possibly fall victim to such a crime, newly promoted Detective Superintendent Alan Banks is faced with a similar task but the case Banks must investigate is as cold as they come Fifty years ago Linda Palmer was attacked by celebrity entertainer Danny Caxton, yet no investigation ever took place Now Caxton stands accused at the centre of a historical abuse investigation and it s Banks s first task as superintendent to find out the truthWhile Annie struggles with a controversial case threatening to cause uproar in the local community, Banks must piece together decades old evidence, and as each steps closer to uncovering the truth, they ll unearth secrets much darker than they ever could have guessed