A riveting, emotional thriller from the bestselling writing team who deliver 'brilliant, page-turning fiction' (Stephen King).
When a wealthy man is found murdered in his hilltop home, Deputy Coroner Clay Edison is shocked to discover a link to his own brother Luke on the scene.
Luke is fresh out of prison and struggling to stay on the straight and narrow. But surely he's not a killer?
When Luke goes missing, the case becomes even more fraught for Clay. He knows that the conflict between family and the truth could take him down the wrong path.
Is his brother capable of murder? Or could he be a victim too?
As wildfires and blackouts sweep through the state of California,
the truth will only get harder to find.