In Duluth, Minnesota, a young woman, Rachel Stoner, has gone missing. Cop Jonathan Stride, a sharply focused detective despite the stresses of his troubled personal life, is quick to suspect her stepfather of murder. And yet, he has his doubts. Even for a man accustomed to power, the accused seems remarkably convinced he'll go free. Could he be telling the truth? While Stride endeavours to make sense of the conflicting pieces of evidence, a young woman's body lies half-buried deep in the woods. But if it's t the body of Rachel, where is the missing girl? Is she dead, or is the terrible, unexpected fate that awaits Graeme Stoner one he does t deserve? In this dark, involving mystery, thing is as it seems, and readers will be gripped to the very last page as the shocking truth gradually emerges.
Brian Freeman combines writing with a marketing career as the director of marketing and public relations at an international law firm based in Minnesota. His fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and literary journals. IMMORAL is his first novel.