It is a savage blow to DI Jon Spicer when he receives a phone call to say that the body of his wild younger brother has been found on the moor, horribly dismembered. He had always known that Dave was walking a dark path of drus and violence but he never gave up of saving him. Plagued by guilt and anger, Jon heads up to a small town in the hills, determined to find the killer – whatever it takes.

Meanwhile, Dave’s young girlfriend is trapped in an inner-city hell. The ruthless criminals Dave owed money to are closing in and time is running out…