The gripping new thriller from multi-bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman and his son, Jesse, features a deputy coroner and a seemingly impossible case set against an atmospheric Californian backdrop.
'Storytelling at its best, I loved it' Kathy Reichs
A DETECTIVE UNDER PRESSURE
Deputy Coroner Clay Edison is juggling a new baby who won't sleep with working the graveyard shift. For once he's trying to keep things simple.
A HAUNTING DISCOVERY
When infant remains are found by developers demolishing a local park, a devastating cold case is brought back to light.
A DESPERATE SEARCH FOR ANSWERS
Clay has barely begun to investigate when he receives a call from a man who thinks the remains could belong to his sister - who went missing fifty years ago. Now Clay is locked in a relentless search that will unearth a web of violence, secrets and betrayal.
Because in this town, the past isn't dead. It's very much alive. And it can kill.