Trouble is brewing and Frank Riordan is the only one willing to stop it. As he wages a one man campaign to shut down the local pulp mill that is polluting the air and devastating the environment, tensions are growing and so is the level of power he's up against. It is becoming more than Frank can handle. The man that can help already has troubles of his own. Iry Paret is trying put the past behind him, having served time for accidentally killing a man. He heads west to make a fresh start in Montana on Frank's ranch. But he hadn't expected to all in love with the estranged wife of Frank's son, a strong dynamic and beautiful woman who will test the limit's of Iry's loyalty to his friends.
James Lee Burke is the author of many previous novels, including several featuring Detective Dave Robicheaux. He lives with his wife, Pearl, in Missoula, Montana and New Iberia, Louisiana.