By David Baldacci
Will Robie is the government's undefined, disciplined, and deadly murderer. He infiltrates the main adverse international locations on the earth, defeats our enemies' complex safety features, and removes threats earlier than they ever succeed in our seashores.
But now, his abilities have left him. despatched abroad on a severe project, he fails, not able to drag the set off. Absent his abilities, Robie is a guy and not using a project, and with out a purpose.
To get better what he has misplaced, Robie needs to confront what he has attempted to overlook for over two decades: his personal past.
Will Robie escaped his small Gulf Coast native land of Cantrell, Mississippi after highschool, severing all own ties, and not regarded again. now not as soon as. no longer until eventually the unbelievable happens. His father, Dan Robie, has been arrested and charged with murder.
Father and son haven't spoken or obvious one another because the day Robie left city. In that point, Dan Robie - an area legal professional and pillar of the community-has been elected city pass judgement on. regardless of this, so much of Cantrell is aligned opposed to Dan. His guilt is assumed.
To make issues worse, Dan has refused to do something to guard himself. while Robie attempts to assist, his father responds purely with anger and defiance. may possibly Dan particularly be guilty?
With the both bold Jessica Reel at his facet, Robie ignores his father's needs and starts his personal determined research into the case. yet Robie is now a stranger to his native land, an interloper, a guy who has forsaken his prior and his family members. His makes an attempt to save lots of his father are met with mistrust and skepticism . . . and violence.
Unlike the missions Robie undertook within the provider of his kingdom, the place his objective used to be essentially outlined, digging into his father's case merely unearths extra questions. Robie is drawn into the hidden underside of Cantrell, the place he needs to face the unforeseen and probably lethal effects of the long-ago offerings made by way of father and son. And this time, there is no break out for both of them.