When a former IRA man is abducted, DCI Tom Brannick is forced to confront an assassin who haunts his past, in order to crack the investigation in the present.
The owner of a car winched out of Strangford Lough in County Down has been kidnapped. DCI Tom Brannick recognises the calling card of a legendary assassin nicknamed “Goliath”. The legend goes that he was a police officer who vanished without a trace twenty year earlier and one of his victims was Tom’s wife. Against opposition from and old friend and colleague DCS Jackie Twomey, Brannick and his partner DS Niamh McGovern decide to break open the case and investigate hoping it will help them solve the kidnapping.