Homicide Detective Max Rupert never fully accepted his wife's death, even when he believed that a reckless hit and run driver was the cause. But when he learns that in fact she was murdered, he devotes himself to hunting down her killers.
Homicide Detective Max Rupert never fully accepted his wife's death, even when he believed that a reckless hit and run driver was the cause. But when he learns that in fact she was murdered, he devotes himself to hunting down her killers. Most of his life he had thought of himself as a decent man. But now he's so consumed with thoughts of retribution that he questions whether he will take that last step and enact the vengeance he longs for.
On a frozen lake near the U. S.-Canadian border, he wrestles with a decision that could change his life forever, as his hatred threatens to turn him into the kind of person he has spent a career bringing to justice.
"The male and female voices were good. The narration was comfortable and let me enjoy the story." -Books of My Heart
"[R. C. Bray] depicted all of the characters masterfully by doing an amazing job of narrating emotion, exhaustion, sarcasm, whatever was needed for each scene." -Kindles & Wine Book Blog
"Eskens infuses the old this-time-it’s-personal trope with raw urgency, righteous indignation, and enough scorching action to melt every trace of the Minnesota snow in his finest hour to date." ---Kirkus Starred Review
"Engrossing . . . a well-constructed plot and a sympathetic lead will keep readers turning the pages." ---Publishers Weekly
"If Eskens’s tense, fast-paced thriller weren’t hard-boiled enough, actor Bray’s hoarse narration, simmering with anger, carries it to into truly suspenseful territory." ---Publishers Weekly Audio Review
"I already love RC Bray’s narration, but this was just awesome. He really is one of the best voices in narration today." ---Brian's Book Blog
"R.C. Bray is the perfect narrator for this dark story of grief and revenge." ---AudioFile
"Max is a compelling, multidimensional character, and Bray presents
him in all his many facets." ---Booklist Audio Review