A terrified secretary finds a severed finger in a lift. A week later, in another city office block, a hand is found. Is is the work of a prankster? A medical student with a sick sense of humour?
But then an entire arm is discovered - and not long after it, the rest of the body. For Detective Sergeant John Maiden, now it's a murder case.
Suddenly, corporate Sydney doesn't feel safe any more. As Maiden confronts the mounting horror of the crimes, he must also deal with the sinister politics within the police force itself.
A chilling story of murder and revenge from one of Australia's leading storytellers.