A nameless teenage girl was killed 14 months ago. The glue-sniffing youth who did the deed spent barely a month in prison before meeting the same fate. The dead boy's sister wants Tess Monaghan to find out why.
But first Tess must uncover the identity of the original victim. And once she does, the shocking revelation will make headlines across the country, and drag Tess down into a fetid and deadly swamp of power, dirty money, high-level political corruption, and sordid secrets.
Lippman is a master at baring both the soul and the body politic through the sneaky scrim of a page-turner.