The ninth V.I. Warshawski thriller from one of America’s greatest female crime writers, combining contemporary issues, social injustice and fast-paced suspense.
While driving home after celebrating friend Murray Ryerson’s big break into TV hosting, V.I. almost collides with a fatally wounded woman lying in the street.
The deceased is Nicola Aguinaldo, former employee of security giant B.B. Baladine and recent prison runaway. Taking on the case, V.I. finds herself plunged into a sinister network of corruption that pits her against the police, the prison and the entertainment industry – with potentially lethal results.