An exclusive short story featuring DC Max Wolfe from Tony Parsons, the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of The Murder Bag. One am, Boxing Day. Snow falls, the city sleeps.Not DC Max Wolfe. He is looking out of his loft apartment at the deserted streets below.A van has just drawn up. Two men get out. Dressed in black and wearing ski-masks, they are dragging something. It's a man. Half-naked. Half-dead. But still alive.Not for much longer.Soon Max Wolfe is hunting a gang of killers who decapitate their victimsAnd this time it's personal Includes an exclusive sneak preview of Tony's new novel, The Slaughter Man.