Trace is out to find a murderer, t an unusual task for a Private Eye. There's just one problem: he was the victim. Now he wanders the streets looking for his killer, his only help from Rollins, an emissary sent from above to help him in his quest. But with that help comes the additional task of guiding a young Hispanic girl out of a life of drugs and prostitution. This he tends to--grudgingly--but his true desire is to be with his wife and son and be the husband and father in death that he couldn't be in life. As the search for his killer intensifies, he finds the safe world of his family and the violent one of the streets begin to slide closer together, and there's thing he can do to stop it.
Steven D. Bennett was born in Boston and has remained literary (and literate) ever since, even after moving to Southern California where he lives, in Julian, with his family.