THE STORY SO FAR
DI CASEY CLUNES is furious when a boy, GILES comes to stay while his parents work in africa for six months. But she has to agree. next day she visits ‘tony’s’, a drop-in centre. one of its volunteers,
ARLAN ROBERTS, has disappeared. Casey knows
JULIE MARTIN, who runs the centre, from when Julie’s daughter got involved with drug dealer STEVE PARR.
Julie now raises her grandson,
JOHNNY, on her own. It turns out arlan’s been dead for three years. his imposter is DAVID LYALL, a known criminal. he’s trying to go straight but steve Parr has tracked him down
ZACH DALEY and his cousin, KIAN, are Parr’s drugs runners. Zach forces Johnny to do their last drop. When he gets there, he’s badly beaten up. But with Kian’s help,
David finds him and takes him to hospital, and deliberately leaves his phone on the boy, containing messages to incriminate both himself and steve. When Casey comes back home from comforting a worried Julie, she finds Giles, who has been suspended from school for punching Zach, in the kitchen. The story now concludes...