A criminal court judge is found hanging from a tree. A young employee of the district attorney's office goes missing. In this third book of the best-selling Joe Dillard series, Dillard finds himself in the middle of two volatile mysteries. The primary suspect in the judge's murder is Dillard's son's best friend, and Dillard's wife may have destoyed evidence. Meanwhile, the missing girl turns out to be a mystery far more deeper than anyone imagined...
"Pratt's richy developed characters are vivid and believable." - Publisher's Weekly.
"It's Scott Turow and Grisham..." - Ken Bruen.
"Pratt knows what he's doing and it shows." - Alifair Burke.