When the partially decomposed body of a young woman is discovered by a walker in Norfolk’s Aylmerton Woods, her identity is a mystery. That isn’t DCI Ketch’s only problem. There’s a new ACC at the Norwich HQ, a woman this time, and an uncompromising boss whose remit is to weed out dead wood in The Force. And top of the list is the grouchy and obstinate Ketch. As the investigation proceeds, Ketch becomes convinced that the key to the murder lies in the victim’s past and suspects that she has died at the hands of one of her boyfriends. But is he right?