The first thriller in the New York Times No.1 bestselling series featuring Penn Cage: a prosecutor in a corrupt system, a husband whose wife has died, and a father who must protect his daughter. `An engrossing, page-turning ride' (Jeffery Deaver). Don't say a word... Natchez, Mississippi. A city of old money and older sins. A place where a thirty-year-old crime lies buried, and everyone plays the quiet game.
But on man cannot stay silent. Returning to his home town, former prosecuting attorney Penn Cage is stunned to discover that his father is being blackmailed over a decades-old murder. Negotiating the town's undercurrents of greed, corruption, and racial tension, Penn uncovers a powerful secret that reaches to the highest levels of government. And as the town closes ranks, Penn realises that his crusade for justice has taken a dangerous turn- one which could cost him his life...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 640 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 27/02/2014
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780007545704