A bride is shot dead on her wedding day and the killer vanishes without a trace. Then the body of an unidentified homeless man is found in an old Cold War bunker, and nearby is a shrine full of miniature wooden coffins, each coffin containing a little doll, all dressed differently.
One of the dolls is dressed as a bride – could this be a link to Leslie’s murder? And if so, who do the other dolls represent? Can Lapslie and his team stop the countdown of the ‘dying dolls’ before it’s too late? 416pp