A raging wildfire. A massive blackout. A wealthy man shot to death
in his palatial hilltop home.
For Clay Edison, it’s all in a day’s work. As a deputy coroner,
caring for the dead, he speaks for those who cannot speak for
themselves. He prides himself on an unflinching commitment to the
truth. Even when it gets him into trouble.
Then, while working the murder scene, Clay is horrified to discover
a link to his brother, Luke. Horrified. But not surprised. Luke is
fresh out of prison and struggling to stay on the straight and
And now he’s gone AWOL.
The race is on for Clay to find him before anyone else
can. Confronted with Luke’s legacy of violence, Clay is forced to
reckon with his own suspicions, resentments, and loyalties. Is his
brother a killer? Or could he be the victim in all of this, too?