Tate Collier, once one of the finest trial lawyers in the county, is now a divorced gentleman farmer in rural Virginia, trying to forget the past.
Aaron Mathews, a brilliant psychologist, has turned his talents to far deadlier goals than curing patients: he’s targeted Tate, his ex-wife and his estranged daughter for unspeakable revenge.
As Mathews’s terrifying plan unfolds, it will destroy the lives of this troubled family and anyone who tries to stop him. Tate and his ex-wife must reunite to stop a psychopath whose gift of a glib tongue and talent for coercion and deceit are as dangerous as knives and guns . . .