When a young homeless girl
dies in an arson attack on an empty building on Edinburgh's famous
Princes Street, forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod is called in to help
find the arsonist.
Severino MacRae, half Scottish / half Italian and all misogynist, has
As Chief Fire Investigator, this is his
baby and he doesn't want help - especially from a woman.
Sparks fly when Rhona and Severino meet, but Severino's reluctance to
involve Rhona may be more about her safety than his prejudice.
approaches, Rhona and Severino play cat and mouse with an arsonist who
will stop at nothing to gain his biggest thrill yet.