Detective Blake Cutter's wife is killed in a car bomb intended for him. His obsession with tracking down his wife's killer leads him into a tangled web of intrigue and deceit. As he investigates the murder of a real estate investor who is tied to the mob, he meets a seductive woman who is the spitting image of his late wife. She is tied to both the murdered real estate investor and the mob head responsible for his wife's death. When the woman is kidnapped, he has forty-eight hours to rescue her before the case is commandeered by a federal agent with a hidden agenda. Past The Line is as exciting and suspenseful as those from James Patterson, Nora Roberts and John Sandford. This first book in a spell-binding detective series is a must-read for lovers of suspense, drama and intrigue. An action-packed thrill ride with a surprising ending.