for SEBA Fiction Book of the Year
by the Southeast Bookseller's Association
||On the shores of coastal Duvall, Louisiana, rough-hewn
men spend their days fishing, trawling, oil-rigging-and
their nights drinking. It's a harsh environment that keeps
Dr. Jack Harris, on loan to the local ER, busy. Until
he treats a teen runaway- and finds himself named the
prime suspect in her disappearance.
To clear his name, Jack must unravel the tangled web of the
missing girl's past, discovering a deadliy conspiracy that
has lready taken several lives-and threatens to destroy countless
others. Now, the closer he gets to the truth, the more likely
it is that Jack will be the next to die ...