The victims. A family of four, murdered in a wealthy Seattle neighbourhood. Thirteen days. The message left by the killer. Rookie Homicide Detective Alice Madison, the one chosen to understand his darker purpose.
Seattle Homicide Detective Alice Madison is bound to jailed murderer John Cameron and attorney Nathan Quinn by a debt that cannot be repaid, by a nightmare that changed their lives forever.
After two years in the Seattle Police Department Homicide Unit Detective Alice Madison seems to have found the kind of peace in her private and working life that she has not known before.
In the dead of winter Homicide Detective Alice Madison is sent to the remote town of Ludlow to investigate an unspeakable crime.