College Sophomore Autumn Boyd lies dead on the Charleston Battery. Her Uncle Boyd Tanner is out to solve this murder, on his own. Tanner is on leave from duty in Iraq. Unknown to Tanner, is Detective Frank Jones. Jones is a seven year veteran of Homicide. Fighting personal demons and a Chief who hates him, Jones investigates Autumn’s murder without any leads. The only way he can save his job is to solve this case. Since he re-assigned he has to use the only lead he can find, Autumn’s Uncle, Boyd Tanner. His heart and mind broken, from war and death now at home, both Detective Jones and Boyd pursues answers like men running a marathon. Time is running out before Tanner is duty bound to return to Iraq and keep Frank from turning in his shield. Each lead he uncovers leads to unpredictable choices and consequences. Nothing is as it should be. Tanner's girlfriend Anne Willow provides physical and emotional tender care. Yet she fails to realize how far deep this case goes down the rabbit hole of Charleston. Yet Boyd has no idea how connected to this case Anne is as she runs from being straight to a Bi-sexual. As Boyd runs a gauntlet of drug dealers, shady police, and political red tape, he realizes he has to act on his own for justice. Set in downtown Charleston and outlying areas, Tanner transforms his Army soldier training into a Private Investigator. In a U-turn of calculated events, Tanner becomes a fugitive. The final outcome will leave all involved with more questions. His first suspects are rich shady boys who live off their rich fathers. Boyd is attempting to deal his own unforgiving revenge on this two. Yet while pursuing, he becomes the hunted, and ends up having to help his ex-boss find their missing General Manager. Nothing is as it seems as the story progresses. If you like the movie “Crash,” “Collateral,” or “Jack Reacher” it is my humble hope you will enjoy this book. Doc King Cole 11/1/2013.