Literary Category: police, black and suspense
Language: Español, Catalán
Published at: Fisher (Germany), A.W. Bruna (The Netherlands), Sperling & Kupfer (Italy), Fleuve (France), Intrinseca (Brasil), Lua de Papel (Portugal), Eksmo (Russia), Europa (Hungary), Psichogios (Greece), Knihy Dobrovsky (Czech Republic), Iztok Zapad (Bulgary), The Knopf Doubleday Group (English world), Vintage (Spanish US), Fraktura (Croatia), Muza (Poland).
Synopsis: Ana Belén Liaño, Kraken’s first girlfriend, turns up dead. The woman was pregnant and was executed according to a 2600 year old ritual: burnt, hung, and submerged in a boiling pot of water from the Bronze Age.
1992. Unai and his three best friends work on the reconstruction of a Cantabrian town. There they meet an enigmatic comic artist, whom the four of them all consider their first love.
2016. Kraken must arrest a killer that imitates the Water Rituals in sacred places in the Basque Country and Cantabria, and whose victims are people expecting children.
The deputy superintendent Díaz de Salvatierra in pregnant, but a doubt about the father of the baby looms over her with terrible consequences. If Kraken is the father, she will become another addition to the list of those threatened by the Water Rituals.