A brilliant new psychological serial killer thriller featuring homicide detective Carson Ryder, hero of the bestselling `The Hundredth Man' and `Her Last Scream.' Blood was everywhere, like the interior had been hosed down with an artery ... The gore-sodden horror that greets homicide detective Carson Ryder on a late-night call out is enough to make him want to quit the case.
Too late. Now he and his partner Harry are up to their necks in a Southern swamp of the bizarre and disturbing.
An investigation full of twists and strange clues looks like it's leading to the city's least likely suspects - a powerful family whose philanthropy has made them famous.
But behind their money and smiles is a dynasty divided by hate. Their strange and horrific past is about to engulf everyone around them in a storm of violence and depravity. And Ryder's right in the middle of it ...