When two badly burned bodies are discovered, the York police begin to wonder if there is a link. Are they crimes of passion or revenge? The result of a family feud? Hennessey and Yellich thoroughly investigate the private and business lives of the deceased, but find little to go on. Then Hennessey’s gut feeling as to the identity of the killer, based on years of experience and intuition, is shaken when another burned body is discovered . . . and another. Could this be the work of a serial killer, and can two honest and hardworking policemen unearth enough clues to prevent a further tragedy?