Parish & Richards must find a serial killer who is carving broken hearts on women. Stick & Xena are given the case of a severed hand, which was found by a bag lady in a waste bin outside the local fish & chip shop, but Xena has her own problems. Jerry Kowalski gets involved with a woman who thinks someone is trying to kill her, so she asks for Cookie's help, but the trouble with Cookie is that she doesn't know when to stop. Oscar Gamboa, a lieutenant in the Colombian Los Cambios drug cartel, has been tasked by drug lord Esteben Garcia to get his money back, and kill whoever has it. Oscar decides to take Rosibel Cabelleros with him against her will. Parish & Richards finally get the chance to visit the Excess Bagage depot in Wembley and find out what is in the briefcase.
April 2013 : UK Paperback
March 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition