Victoria Colby-Camp is stunned by the murder of a Chicago police detective who had close ties to her family and her private investigations agency. She decides there’s only one man tough and objective enough to clear her name and the agency’s reputation. With the keen instincts of a professional, Daniel Marks begins digging into Victoria’s past, and into that of her long-dead husband…whose last days could be the key to the case.
Daniel reluctantly takes on an unofficial partner, Emily Hastings, the daughter of the murdered cop—a woman determined to find her father’s killer. Emily finds evidence linking her father to Victoria’s late husband, as well as discovering the treachery and madness that nearly destroyed Victoria’s son, Jim. And as the truth begins to emerge, it becomes clear that a ruthless Colby enemy wants certain secrets to stay buried….