The new vel in the critically acclaimed Jack Liffey series - Private Investigator Jack Liffey has been confined to a wheelchair, unable to walk or speak, for more than a month, due to a freak accident that may have damaged his spine. So when an old friend calls asking for help in finding his missing sixteen-year-old son, Jack s teenage daughter, Maeve, intercepts the call and decides to take on the case. But it s t long before she finds herself in deep trouble, and soon many lives are hanging in the balance . . .