Two cops, investigating a suspicious gathering off an isolated mountain road, stumble on a massacre in the making, in which they along with men, women, and even children find themselves among the bloody victims.
From the Florida swamps to the Appalachian hollers, a powerful network of drug dealers have staked their empire. Theyve got arsenals of firepower to protect their turf. Theyre greedy. And they dont give a damn.
Investigator Whit Pynchon and editor Anna Tyree live-in lovers, occasional rivals are on this one. But a killer who never misses lures Anna into his gunsights. And this time Whit cant help her.