★★★★★ "... a tremendous noir detective story."
★★★★★ "...awesome, exciting, nail-biting mystery."
★★★★★ "...one of the most satisfying and clever I've come across."
Coroner Sévère has it all: a beautiful young wife, money, influence, and...secrets to kill for.
Not only is a disease slowly crippling him, but his wife, Olivia, is a former prostitute who once served the Chief Magistrate himself — a man with cruel appetites.
When Sévère and Olivia begin to investigate the heinous crimes of Chief Magistrate Frost, more than the Coroner's career is at risk.
Sévère might just end up at the gallows.