Baltimore P.I. Tess Monaghan muses over the death of young federal prosecutor Gregory Youssef. Youssef's murder, after the initial media uproar, has been mysteriously missing from the news. Oddly, no one appears to want to solve the mystery of his killing. This intrigues Tess, especially since she knows pertinent details about the case: a certain ATM withdrawal, multiple stab wounds, the murdered man's presence in an area frequented by male prostitutes. Tess suspects the hush-up isn't only out of respect for Youssef's widow.
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