Liverpool lawyer Harry Devlin never knew that five short lines could change his life - until he receives a notice announcing his sudden death on Midsummer's Eve. Someone wants him dead and he has only seven days to find out who it is. Meanwhile, the Capital of Culture is becoming the capital of crime with young women being murdered. When a friend of Harry's becomes the latest victim, he is dragged into the investigation and becomes a suspect. He finds himself fighting survival on two fronts. Even as he unravels the shocking secret behind the murders, the clock ticks. He must discover the enemy who wants him dead if he is to live to see Midsummer's Day.