From the celebrated and bestselling author of The Bankers Wife, worlds collide when an FBI agent investigates a string of grisly murders on Long Island that raises the impossible question: What happens when the primary suspect is your father?
FBI Agent Nell Flynn hasnt been home in twelve years. Nell and her father, Homicide Detective Martin Flynn, have never had much of a relationship. And Suffolk County will always be awash in memories of her mother, Marisol, who was brutally murdered when Nell was just seven.
When Martin Flynn dies in a motorcycle accident, Nell returns to the house she grew up in so that she can spread her fathers ashes and close his estate. At the behest of her fathers partner, Detective Lee Davis, Nell becomes involved in an investigation into the murders of two young Hispanic women in Suffolk County. The further Nell digs, the more likely it seems to her that her father should be the prime suspectand that his friends on the police force are covering his tracks. Plagued by doubts about her mothers murderand her own role in exonerating her father in that caseNell cant help but ask questions about who killed Ria Ruiz and Adriana Marques and why. But she may not like the answers she findsnot just about those she loves, but about herself.