Who killed a teenager and left the body in the snow?
Mike and Callie Simpkins moved north to restart their lives and get their finances back on track. But their son Braxton withdraws into a dark online world. When he decides to meet some of the players in the real world, tragedy strikes, and the family is torn apart.
Detective John Swift must untangle a web of virtual and real crimes in order to solve this complex mystery. And as the family copes with unimaginable grief, even Braxton’s stepfather Mike comes under suspicion.
Set in Upstate New York, the author brings the area to life with compelling detail, and the descriptions of family life and police work are realistic and involving.
Perfect for fans of Jeffery Deaver, Linwood Barclay, Lisa Unger, James Patterson, Ian Rankin, and Michael Connelly.
T.J. Brearton is the best-selling crime thriller and mystery author of HABIT, SURVIVORS and HIGHWATER, as well as the suspense short story collection GUNPLAY.
“A gripping mystery with realistic characters and a troubled detective on the case.” Beth Boyd
“Fantastic book, I couldn’t put it down” Jeanni
“A great thriller with real emotional punch, and a twist in the tail that you will not see coming.” J. Rooney