Wealth insulates Michael Lane and his family from South Africa’s violent crime epidemic until trouble comes from within the high walls of their Cape Town mansion one night when his teenage son commits an act of unspeakable savagery. Lane, joining his wife in a desperate lie to protect their boy–a lie involving the sacrifice of an innocent–encounters no opposition from cops and courts burdened by chaos and corruption, but he sets in motion a bloody train of revenge and retribution that threatens to destroy him and everything he loves.
Rumors of Marty Goode
Imagine a story, whispered at a cocktail party near midnight and given with the greatest assurances, about a man who could not die–rumors of someone of consequence, passing through the centuries devoted, discreet and unscathed. Would you dismiss it? Or would you want to know more?