Thi prologue of his novel start with Chris Hopkins going out to his horse stable to check on Nia, his 16-year-old aughter, and her best friend Beckie.
As Christ stumbles through the motions of every parent 's most chilling, worst nightmare, the Gloucestershire police department are called in.*** Running alongside this plot line, is the sub-plot of Hector Shaw.
** The Gloucestershire police department has made a connection between Nia 's murder and a previous case -- the ape and murder of 18 year old Emily Riseman.
When Anna Gwynn takes the lead investigative position, due to Shipwright 's falling health, she is faced with this challenge of seeing past the blurred lines that the Gloucestershire police department have surrounded Emily Riseman 's case with and trying to ascertain the true urderer.
Having chapters from the POV of a killer can also be ifficult to pull off because there is also a fine line that you have you walk with disclosing information of a crime, especially when it involves minors.
There was one moment that I hought for sure that Young was about to let his killer narrate the description of the kidnappin of a minor and I think for a reaso that I ould have sat the book down at that point and walked away.
There are some way that I do n't intend to let my mind wander too close to and, aving a little girl myself, I ould ot stomach to read hat ..