The Sangre de Cristo Mountains provide the backdrop for this story of murder and revenge. When the book opens, we find an unknown man in the high desert, hunted by a stranger. The ricochet from a rifle bullet cuts his cheek, and the adventure begins.
Jack Sloan returns on a trail between Juarez and Santa Fe with stops in El Paso and Phoenix. It begins and ends in the barrancos of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains north of Santa Fe with Jack’s discovery of a satchel full of cash. Jack tells his wife Darlene about his find, and they’re both sucked into the most dangerous mystery of their lives.
A young girl is murdered on a dark highway during the winter of 1995. Fifteen years later, the crime sets in motion a string of events provoking carnage and mayhem. Jack Sloan and his wife, Darlene, are caught in the middle, and it’s up to them to find a way out.