1958, and the Murder Squad at Scotland Yard have been called in to solve five killings in London and to re-open a murder case when the prime suspect is acquitted.
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When a young woman is found murdered in a sleepy Dorset village, the local police launch their investigations. At the same time, a reclusive millionaire living nearby dies of natural causes, leaving all his wealth to charity and a list of local vicars to his bemused godson.Soon, the vicars on the list begin to die, at first by what appears to be…
As if that were not enough, someone has decided to emulate Jack the Ripper and create nothing less than carnage in the Whitechapel area. It seems bizarre to the investigating detectives that even with a heavy police presence the killings continue and, worse still, one police officer after another becomes a victim.
Superintendent William Lamb should, surely, come up with the answer, but it soon becomes clear to some that the Superintendent has dark secrets to hide.
Everyone, it seems, has his or her own demons.