"This is mainstream crime fiction as its best. "
Myron Bolitar has always dreamed about the voluptuous femme fatale walking into his office and asking for help. The woman standing in his office has the curves all right; she's eight months pregnant, which pegs back the fantasy somewhat...
She's former tennis protégé Suzze T and she and her rock star husband, Lex are both clients. The problem is that as the weeks draw close to the birth Lex has disappeared.
To complicate matters a Facebook message is questioning the paternity of the child and Suzze fears this may have driven Lex away.
Thoughts of fatherhood hit close to home for Myron as his father lies dangerously ill in hospital, and the brother who disappeared from their lives years before resurfaces – with danger close behind. Myron is soon forced to confront deep secrets in Suzze's past, his family's mortality – and his own.