Jonathan Black is a troubled teenager. Tormented by his older brother. Abused by his mentally ill mother. Abandoned by his father. Jonathan Black feels let down by everyone around him and lost in a world of emptiness. As he strives to rid himself of the pain of his childhood and the demons that haunt him Jonathan embarks on a catastrophic journey of recovery. His devastating actions bring horror to the sleepy market town of Adley, calling into action all the experience and guile of dour Detective Inspector Donald Crossfield to bring an end to the trail of terror.