When straight-arrow detective Jason Scarsdale unwittingly befriends a woman secretly bent on murderous revenge, he's drawn into a web of malice that teaches him the value of breaking the rules. Scarsdale, a recent widower, struggles to put his life back together while raising a young daughter. Assigned to investigate the death of a man he had arrested, Scarsdale uncovers new evidence indicating the man was innocent. But his investigation is hindered by a crooked police commander who aids the real killer and by a crime analyst who witnessed the slaying, yet conceals her involvement to hide a life-threatening secret. Just when Scarsdale thought things couldn't get any worse, the killer abducts his daughter and the analyst is kidnapped by a man from her past.
You will become invested in the characters soon after you open the book. They are those that you can relate to since the author does such a great job of drawing them out for you. This book is a great thriller, great dialogue, quick pace and adventure suspense mixed together for a compelling read...4 stars!