By Matthew Iden
A late-night knock on his door pulls retired DC murder detective Marty Singer out of a valid sleep and drops him right into a determined hunt to discover Lucy Rhee, the abducted sister of his pal, Chuck Rhee. without clues, no leads, and nearly no desire, they've merely bought guts and intuition to find the place The depraved Flee—and store Lucy prior to she’s long past forever.
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