New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman's beloved Decker and Lazarus embark on a new life in upstate New York and find themselves entangled in deception and intrigue in an elite college town.
Former LAPD detective lieutenant Peter Decker and his wife, Rina Lazarus, are ready to enjoy the quiet beauty of upstate New York, where they can be closer to their four adult children and their foster son.
But working for the Greenbury Police department isn't as fulfilling as Decker had hoped. Just when he thinks he's made a mistake, Decker is called to his first real crime here a possible break-in at the local cemetery.
At first, it seems like a false alarm, until it's discovered that a mausoleum's stunning Tiffany panels have been replaced by forgeries. Then, a coed at one of the exclusive local colleges is brutally murdered. Poking into the hallowed halls of academia to find a killer, Decker and his newest partner, a young Harvard-educated buck named Tyler McAdams, are suddenly drawn deep into a web of dark secrets, cold case crimes, international intrigue, and ruthless people who kill for sport."