There's no way back...DI Sheldon Brown has never recovered from finding the body of Alice Kenyon brutally murdered, naked and abandoned in a pool. And he's never stopped pursuing his main suspect, hellraiser and lottery winner Billy Privett either. So when Billy is found dead and, what's more, viciously dissected, DI Brown's obsession is rekindled. Who killed the notorious millionaire in such a bloodthirsty way? With jaded lawyer Charlie Barker - who desperately needs to pick up the pieces of his own life - Sheldon will uncover a world of drugs, long-buried secrets and a cult with a deadly conviction to their cause ...