Through tatter'd clothes small vices do appear; Robes and furr'd gowns hide all. King Lear Act: 4 vi Lovers DC Jane Salt and Inspector Frank Kavanagh are separated by their work. She is in London investigating a series of audacious cash heists while he is Birmingham struggling to find a serial killer targeting the city's prostitutes. Can information provided by a young eco-warrior help the police prevent the death of another street girl? Meanwhile advances in DNA profiling are threatening to ruin the reputation of the newly appointed 'drug star' Michael Hyland. Desperate to protect himself he begins calling in favours from contacts in high places - a dangerous strategy that soon finds him in trouble...Small Vices is a thrilling and cleverly plotted new novel, tackling contemporary issues head on with Armstrong's characteristic dark humour.