Conspiracies collide when lawyer Dismas Hardy and detective Abe Glitsky are called upon to defend a correctional officer accused of murdering his wife. The man has a history of questionable deaths striking inmates under his care, and anything can happen when he is locked in the jail he once patrolled.
District Attorney Dismas Hardy returns to defend his brother-in-law, Moses McGuire, who has been accused of murdering the man who raped his daughter. McGuire has fallen off the wagon, and his stay in prison could expose some old and dangerous secrets. Hardy struggles to defend McGuire against mounting evidence --- until he sees a new way forward that might just save them all. But at what price?
Raised by loving adoptive parents, San Francisco private investigator Wyatt Hunt never had an interest in finding his birth family --- until he gets a chilling text message from an unknown number: "How did ur mother die?"
Homicide detective Abe Glitsky barely recovered from the case of Ro Curtlee, heir to a powerful San Francisco family. After Ro wins a retrial, the original trial’s star witness is brutally killed. When a second fire claims a participant in the case, Abe is convinced: Ro is out for revenge.
At thirty-nine, Tallie Jones is a Hollywood legend. But soon it becomes clear that someone close to Tallie has been steadily funneling away enormous amounts of her money, and Tallie must trap a predator stalking her in plain sight.