By James Lee Burke
Own tragedy has left Dave Robicheaux with regards to the sting. combating opposed to his outdated habit to alcohol and haunted nightly by way of shiny goals and visitations, Dave reveals his in simple terms tranquillity at domestic together with his younger ward Alafair. yet even this fragile peace is shattered via the coming of Dixie Lee Pugh who brings with him a brutal path of homicide and violence.
Robicheaux reluctantly consents to assist out his outdated buddy yet turns into extra concerned than he bargained for whilst he unearths himself suspect number 1 within the sequence of bloody killings. pressured to depart his domestic, Robicheaux's precarious lifestyles reaches brink while Alafair's lifestyles is threatened.
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