A wealthy young woman vanishes from her high-security apartment without leaving a single strand of DNA behind. No trace of the victim's disappearance is recorded on any of the building's many cameras or security sensors. Her apartment's memory cores have been destroyed beyond any hope of recovery.
Life has never been easy for former Army Ranger John Brenner. The wounded Iraqi war vet and ex-cop must rely on his wits, his fists, and a wry sense of gallows humor to make it through each challenging day. For at his core, this transplanted West Virginian is a throwback to an antebellum time: he is a Southern man of honor.
In a lethal confluence of sex, drugs and the murder of young beauty school entrepreneurs in the wealthy beach community of La Jolla, California, San Diego police detective Ken Goode confronts his own demons while leading a homicide investigation that puts him into the line of fire of a drug ring and an escort service.
"Interesting read with a few bumps"
When an author is asked to help the police with the investigation into a double murder by identifying occult symbols, which had been carved into the victims, he is plunged into nightmare and forced to go on the run. Hunted by law and a powerful cult, he has to stay one step ahead to survive.
"Very good book with a satisfying ending"
It is a gritty and violent tale of a man on the run. His life destroyed by an insidious cult, he has no choice but to kill to survive.
"A worthy sequel to A Child for the Devil"