A murder in a quiet English village, long-buried
secrets and a man's search for answers about his traumatic
past entangle FBI agents Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan in
the latest edge-of-your-seat Sharpe & Donovan novel
As a young boy, Oliver York witnessed the murder of his
wealthy parents in their London apartment. The killers
kidnapped him and held him in an isolated Scottish ruin, but
he escaped, thwarting their plans for ransom. Now, after
thirty years on the run, one of the two men Oliver
identified as his tormentors may have surfaced.
Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan are enjoying the final day of
their Irish honeymoon when a break-in at the home of Emma's
grandfather, private art detective Wendell Sharpe, points to
Oliver. The Sharpes have a complicated relationship with the
likable, reclusive Englishman, an expert in Celtic mythology
and international art thief who taunted Wendell for years.
Emma and Colin postpone meetings in London with their elite
FBI team and head straight to Oliver. But when they arrive
at York's country home, a man is dead and Oliver has vanished.
As the danger mounts, new questions arise about Oliver's
account of his boyhood trauma. Do Emma and Colin dare trust
him? With the trail leading beyond Oliver's small village to
Ireland, Scotland and their own turf in the United States,
the stakes are high, and Emma and Colin must unravel the
decades-old tangle of secrets and lies before a killer
New York Times bestselling author Carla
Neggers delivers the gripping, suspense-filled tale readers
have been waiting for.