When the body of a young woman is discovered deep beneath the icy waters of Lake Grant, a note left under a rock by the shore points to suicide. Its a brutal, cold-blooded murder. The chief suspect is desperate to see her, but when she arrives at the local police station she is met with a horrifying sight - he lies dead in his cell, the words Not me scrawled across the walls. All too soon, former Grant County medical examiner Sara Linton - home for Thanksgiving after a long absence - finds herself unwittingly drawn into the case. But he is immediately confronted with a wall of silence. Something about his confession doesnt add up and, deeply suspicious of Lena Adams, the detective in charge, Sara immediately calls in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. But within minutes, it becomes clear that this is no suicide. Grant County... The fourth Will Trent novel, from the No. 1 Bestseller. Shortly afterwards, Special Agent Will Trent is brought in from his vacation to investigate.