|In this gripping new novel by the author of Last Rites and Northern Blue, rookie Homicide Detective Stevie Houston must put her life and her love on the line to untangle a deadly web of corruption and deceit.There's nothing like the unsolved murders of two detectives to get Stevie Houston's blood boiling, especially when the trail leads right back to the small police force they worked for. But when Stevie and her partner start digging for clues, their investigation comes up empty. Someone is orchestrating a successful cover-up -- someone on the inside.As far as Stevie is concerned, there's nothing more despicable or more dangerous than a dirty cop. She is determined to track them down, no matter what the cost, even though this means going deep uncover into the victims' deadly police force. Tough, smart and definitely not by-the-book, Detective Houston has a fair shot at solving this case -- if she lives long enough.