Ivy fights to save a tortured soul. But who's the one with the twisted secrets? As a CPS agent, Ivy has seen the horrors. But no one knows what she survived. Will it come back to haunt her? A hostage crisis turns deadly, leaving scars that might never heal. Authorities want the murder to disappear. But Ivy declares war on the system -- she'll do anything to protect this child. She needs facts. She needs answers. In a world of corruption, abuse, and pure evil, can Ivy get to the truth before a family implodes? Out of nowhere, childhood secrets erupt into the present. And Ivy's in the fight for her life. Twisted characters, mind-bending twists, and a woman who won’t stop fighting the demons. Perfect for fans of Harlan Coben, Karin Slaughter, T.R. Ragan, Rachel Abbott, Jeff Menapace, Ania Ahlborn, Jo Nesbo, Lisa Jewell, and Tana French.