By Robert Dugoni
Tracy Crosswhite has spent two decades wondering the evidence surrounding her sister Sarah’s disappearance and the homicide trial that undefined. She doesn’t think that Edmund House—a convicted rapist and the guy condemned for Sarah’s murder—is the accountable celebration. stimulated through the chance to procure genuine justice, Tracy grew to become a murder detective with the Seattle PD and devoted her lifestyles to monitoring down killers.
When Sarah’s continues to be are eventually came upon close to their homeland within the northern Cascade mountains of Washington kingdom, Tracy is set to get the solutions she’s been looking. As she searches for the genuine killer, she reveals darkish, long-kept secrets and techniques that might perpetually switch her courting to her past—and open the door to lethal possibility.
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