Paretsky returns with her heroine V.I. Warshawski in this "The New York Times" bestseller, deemed "a complex, disturbing thriller" by the Associated Press. This story of secrets and betrayals stretches across four generations--secrets that are political, social, sexual, financial, and all of them with the power to kill.
"A thoughtful high-tension mystery."- Washington Post World "A genuinely exciting and disturbing thriller."- Chicago Tribune "A complex, disturbing thriller, one that will linger in readers' minds."- Associated Press
Sara Paretsky, the author of the V.I. Warshawski novels, was named 2011 Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America. She is the winner of many awards, including the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for lifetime achievement from the British Crime Writers' Association and the CWA Gold Dagger for Blacklist.