by John Lescroart
Book #3 in the Abe Glitsky series (2011)
When wild boy Ro Curtlee was convicted of rape and murder, the fallout against those responsible for putting him behind bars-including detective Abe Glitsky-was uncompromising. That’s because the Curtlee family is among the Bay Area’s most powerful billionaires.
When a retrial ends in Ro’s release, it appears his need for retribution isn’t over. And this time, Glitsky’s in the crosshairs.
Within 24 hours, a fire destroys the home of the original trial’s star witness, her abused remains discovered in the ruins. When a second fire claims a participant in the case, Abe is convinced: Ro is out for revenge.
But with no hard evidence and an on-the-take media eager to vilify anyone who challenges Ro, can Abe stop the violence before he finds himself in its crosshairs? How much more can he sacrifice to put Ro back behind bars?