An End to a Silence
Summer. Montana, 1985. When seven-year-old Ryan Novak suddenly disappears from his home in a small rural town, Detective Newton picks up the case. Convinced that the boy’s grandfather – school janitor and former woodsman Bill O’Donnell – knows what happened to the boy, Newton’s growing obsession with his only suspect begins to take its toll.
‘Stand absolutely still Amanda,’ she read, ‘and you won’t get hurt.’ Two seconds later a bullet from a sniper’s rifle shattered the driver’s side window of her Lexus SUV. That’s how it began, early on a Friday morning when Amanda, Harry’s wife, found the note tucked under her windshield wiper. The incident was quickly followed by a series of events that would put his family and friends in deadly danger and test Harry to his limits.