Minette Walters is England's bestselling female crime writer. She has written 11 novels and has won the CWA John Creasey Award, the Edgar Allan Poe Award and two CWA Gold Daggers for Fiction. Minette Walters lives in Dorset with her husband and two children.
Acid Row is the name given to their 'sink' estate by the inhabitants, an area of single mothers and fatherless children where angry alienated youth control the streets. Young Dr Sophie Morrison is unaware that the patient she is visiting is a known paedophile and when a tormented child disappears the vigilantes come out in force and Sophie finds herself trapped in a terrifying siege..But is the little girl really missing ?