Sometimes even the simplest gesture, the tiniest nod, can set off a wave of unexpected anarchy. Just when Shawnee begins to settle into the comfort of her growing family, she comes face to face with the worst kind of darkness. Unstoppable, primordial, and undying, Ileana's vengeance aims to dismantle everything that Shawnee has worked so hard to build. With blood on her hands and indebted to an ancient evil, Shawnee finds herself a pawn in a game she never intended to play.
Thirty-two bodies, twenty years, and a cold case that lives inside her alone. Detective Sali James teeters on the edge of sanity as she's forced to unearth her darkest days in order to stop Washington's most elusive serial killer.