Heroes and villains, they all got family.
That's one lesson Brigid Quinn learned during her three decades in the FBI—as well as how to single-handedly take down serial killers and drug cartels. And ex-FBI agents have family too, Brigid recognizes when her mother calls from Florida to say that her father is in the hospital with pneumonia. Returning home is never easy for Brigid, who greatly prefers her new life in Arizona. But at least it gives her a chance to look up Laura Coleman, a former colleague who once saved Brigid's life—and who's now working with a criminal defense attorney to try and exonerate Marcus Creighton, a prisoner on death row for the murder of his family. It's a famous case that sets off alarm bells for Brigid. Worried as she is about Laura, Brigid welcomes the distraction from her ailing but once-tough father, her vaguely accusatory mother, and her aloof brother. But as she begins to wonder about her own family's secrets, Brigid is shaken by the treacherous thought: What if Creighton didn't do it? Juggling her family and this investigation is hard enough, but Creighton's case seems ever more convoluted as the clock ticks toward his execution. After all . . . isn't the truth always hardest to see when it's close to home?