FBI Agent Atlee Pine returns to her Georgia hometown to reopen the investigation of her twin sister’s abduction, solely to encounter a serial killer starting a reign of terror, on this pause-resisting thriller from primary New York Times finest-promoting writer David Baldacci.
FBI Agent Atlee Pine’s life was by no means the identical after her twin sister Mercy was kidnapped – and sure killed – 30 years in the past. After a lifetime of torturous uncertainty, Atlee’s unresolved anger lastly will get the higher of her on the job, and she or he finds she has to take care of the demons of her previous if she desires to stay with the FBI.
Atlee and her assistant Carol Blum head again to Atlee’s rural hometown in Georgia to see what they will uncover concerning the traumatic evening Mercy was taken and Pine was nearly killed. But quickly after Atlee begins her investigation, a neighborhood lady is discovered ritualistically murdered, her face lined with a marriage veil – and the primary killing is shortly adopted by a second weird homicide.
Atlee is decided to proceed her seek for solutions, however now she should additionally set her sights on discovering a possible serial killer earlier than one other sufferer is claimed. But in a small city stuffed with secrets and techniques – a few of which may reply the questions which have plagued Atlee her total life – digging deeper into the previous could possibly be extra harmful than she realizes….