Mark Webster is a devoted friend of Danny Kimber, a blind musician and police informant. But on a wild spring evening, when Danny’s body is found in the river Nith, there is judged to be no evidence of foul play. Mark thinks otherwise. But could he prove it?
Then a young girl is found in the river. There is a sad explanation of a family tragedy but were the two deaths linked?
As Mark tries to understand what is happening in modern Dumfries, he falls under the charms of Chief Superintendent Carla Spiers. Together they piece together an international development in the case after facing the anger of the local community.
In this modern crime novel set in the beauty of south west Scotland, fraternal devotion turns to an unexpected romance as the mystery of Danny Kimber’s death comes to light.