By Laura Lippman
New York Times bestselling writer Laura Lippman’s Tess Monaghan reveals herself dealing with the main complex case of her career…
When Tess Monaghan starts her new gig as a expert to the neighborhood newspaper, she’s passed the case of an unsolved murder of a tender federal prosecutor. yet she by no means desires the most important to the sensational murder will fall into her lap while her boyfriend, Crow, brings domestic a road kid—a juvenile con artist who unwittingly holds a very important clue within the prosecutor’s murder.
Tess is of the same opinion to guard the boy’s identification it doesn't matter what, specifically while one in every of his pals is killed in what seems to be a case of incorrect identification. yet as she quickly discovers, her moral determination to guard him has dire effects. And with federal brokers decided to profit the boy’s identify at any expense, Tess unearths out simply how a ways even legitimate specialists will visit get what they want.
It isn’t lengthy sooner than Tess unearths herself dealing with legal fees. To make concerns worse, Crow has long past into hiding along with his younger protégé. So Tess can’t convey the child to investigators no matter if she desires to. Now her in basic terms recourse is to get to the guts of the sordid and lethal affair whereas they're all nonetheless free...and nonetheless breathing.