By P. T. Deutermann
An inventive mystery of homicide, revenge, and secret in distant desolate tract, via the acclaimed writer of The Firefly and looking SeasonWhen lowlifes rob a gasoline station, homicide the attendant, after which incinerate bystanders who're filling up their minivan, the Manceford County, North Carolina, police fast arrest the killers at a close-by inn. yet a obdurate pass judgement on throws out the case as the suspects weren't learn their rights, leaving Sheriff Bobby Lee Baggett and Lieutenant Cam Richter to stand the anger of the sufferers' households. quickly thereafter, a mysterious e mail arrives within the division: a hyperlink to a video of 1 of the murderers being finished in a home made electrical chair, finishing with a voice saying, "That's one." The surprising video spreads during the web, drawing the eye of neighborhood, nation, and federal gurus and nationwide media, and placing extreme strain on Bobby Lee and Cam to discover the vigilante ahead of he claims his moment victim.Assigned to move the quest, Cam reveals himself resented by way of a few of his fellow officials and subtly threatened by way of others. His activity is extra complex through the truth that the offending pass judgement on can also be his ex-wife and now---after years aside, and an uneasy reconciliation---his someday lover. Cam's questions lead him to a distant mountain quarter in western North Carolina and a bunch of daredevils who name themselves "the cat dancers"---so named simply because they've got tracked the final wild mountain lions within the zone to their dens, the place they've got photographed the animals face-to-face, or died making an attempt. Cam needs to hunt this staff and the cats they search, or develop into their subsequent goal.