Former Army Ranger and thief Van Shaw is thrust into danger as lethal
and unpredictable as the war he left behind in this emotionally
powerful and gritty follow up to the acclaimed Past Crimes.
an old crony of Van Shaw’s late grandfather calls in a favor, the
recently discharged Ranger embarks on a dangerous journey to the Olympic
Mountains, in search of a missing girl tied to Van’s own criminal past.
What he finds instead is a brutal murder scene, including a victim from
one of Seattle’s most influential families.
But the dead bodies
are only the start of Van’s troubles. A fellow Ranger from Afghanistan
turns up at Van’s doorstep, seeking support from his former sergeant
even as Van wrestles with his own reemerging symptoms of PTSD. The
murder investigation leads to heavy pressure, with a billionaire
businessman on one side and vicious gangsters on the other, each willing
to play dirty to get what they want.
The price of his survival
may be too high, demanding moral compromises that could destroy Van’s
relationship with his iron-willed girlfriend, Luce. And when a trusted
friend’s betrayal pushes him to the edge, Van has to enlist help from
some unexpected places—including someone he believed was lost forever.
Ranger will need every ally he can get. A powerful, unseen player is
about to unleash a firestorm on Seattle that will burn Van and his
people to ashes—and it will take a miracle to stop it. Download and start listening now!