When the middle-aged son of a matriarchal family is reported missing, the police make only tentative inquiries. Meanwhile, officers are following up a spate of arson attacks. When a body is found, DCI Ian Roper has to find out what the link is.
Used availability for Janie Bolitho's Sequence of Shame
October 1996 : UK Hardback
June 1998 : UK Paperback