Devastated by the discovery that his wife, Helen, was murdered,
Special Agent Pendergast must have retribution. But revenge is not
simple. As he stalks his wife's betrayers-a chase that takes him
from the wild moors of Scotland to the bustling streets of New York
City and the darkest bayous of Louisiana-he is also forced to dig
further into Helen's past. And he is stunned to learn that Helen
may have been a collaborator in her own murder.
Peeling back the layers of deception, Pendergast realizes that the
conspiracy is deeper, goes back generations, and is more monstrous
than he could have ever imagined-and everything he's believed,
everything he's trusted, everything he's understood . . . may be a
"Nothing is what it seems."