What happens to the families left behind when a killer is caught? Jazz Dent is just seventeen years old and his father is a notorious serial killer who is now in prison.
When more killings start, Jazz is immediately questioned. After all, his father had taught him all about bodies when he was just 9 years old.
Using his knowledge and his best mate, Jazz sets out to find the killer. Why is the killer removing fingers from the bodies? Is Jazz fooling himself? Can he avoid the same fate as his father? Can he build a new life? Set in a small American town, it is a very bleak, gritty story which moves along quite quickly.
It is a good characterization of teenager developing into a man and trying to make the choices which will determine his future.