From multi "New York Times" bestselling author, Elizabeth Lowell comes another exhilarating novel of nail-biting suspense, reminding us that some family secrets are better left buried. Carolina May - Carly to her friends - never knew her biological family. Yet ironically, she makes her living as a family historian and has just been hired by the eccentric aunt of the multi-millionaire governor of New Mexico. The future looks bright, until things start going wrong. Then, she learns the true meaning of fear. Daniel Duran made a career out fighting for other people's beliefs, beliefs people died for. Then, he came back to his childhood home in Taos to see if there was anything worth living for. The stir about Carly May and her family history of the Quintrells amuses him, we're all survivors descended from survivors, so what's the fuss? But Dan knows what Carly doesn't: in New Mexico, genealogy is a blood sport.