Jason Palmer loved being a soldier. But after returning from Iraq with an 'other than honourable' discharge, he's finding rebuilding his life the toughest battle yet. Elena Cruz is a talented cop, the first woman to make Chicago's prestigious Gang Intelligence Unit. She's ready for anything the job can throw at her. Until Jason's brother, a prominent community activist, is murdered in front of his own son. Now, stalked by brutal men with a shadowy agenda, Jason and Elena must unravel a conspiracy stretching from the darkest alleys of the ghetto to the manicured lawns of the city's power brokers. In a world where corruption and violence are simply the cost of doing business, two damaged people are all that stand between an innocent child - and the killers who will stop at nothing to find him.
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“MARCUS SAKEY IS EXACTLY THE ELECTRIC JOLT CRIME FICTION NEEDS.”—DENNIS LEHANE
Jason Palmer loved being a soldier. But after returning from Iraq with an “other than honorable” discharge, he’s finding that rebuilding his life is his toughest battle yet.
“FAST AND FURIOUS.”—CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
Elena Cruz is the first woman to make Chicago’s prestigious Gang Intelligence Unit. A fearless cop, she’s ready for any challenge...until Jason Palmer’s brother, a prominent community activist on the South Side, is murdered—in front of his son.
“SAKEY IS A PRODIGIOUS TALENT.”—LAURA LIPPMANNow Jason and Elena are caught in a conspiracy stretching from the darkest alleys of the ghetto to the manicured lawns of the city’s power brokers. In a world where corruption and violence are simply the cost of doing business, the two of them are all that stand between an innocent child—and the killers that hunt him.
“NOTHING SHORT OF BRILLIANT...AS MUCH A WORK OF LITERARY FICTION AS CRIME FICTION.” —CHICAGO TRIBUNEAbout the Author:
Marcus Sakey is an award-winning copywriter and the author of The Blade Itself. While writing this he shadowed homicide detectives, toured the morgue, and learned to pick a deadbolt in sixty seconds. Born in Flint, Michigan, he now lives in Chicago with his wife.
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