By Ridley Pearson
The surroundings is Carmel, California ― a scenic, peaceable vacationer haven the place James Dewitt is the police force's in simple terms detective. His ordinary caseload is stolen bicycles and an occasional housebreaking. yet issues switch with scary pace whilst a sequence of obvious suicides, which quickly turn out to be murders, shocks the neighborhood. Dewitt, a former forensic scientist, struggles with the minutest of clues in his quest for the killer, whereas departmental turf wars and native politics raise the pressures on his research. yet his steps are dogged by means of renegade ex-cop Howard Lumbrowski, the fellow Dewitt blames for his wife's demise. How is Lumbrowski hooked up to the killings? And why does he have details from Dewitt's personal records? Dewitt reveals himself taking part in a perilous video game, breaking his personal principles in his determined look for solutions. and because the case takes one other murderous twist, the earlier comes again to hang-out Dewitt. he'll need to struggle to avoid wasting his attractiveness ― and his existence.