A man waits in line to board Skyways Airlines Flight 12 to Rome. His eyes are bleak, his fists clenched. The woman behind him has a very bad feeling. … Months before, DPS detective Laura Cardinal investigates the death of a woman in Arizona, and her prime suspect will turn out to be the man on Flight 12.
When pathological liar Sean Perrin is found dead at a canyon trailhead, he leaves behind a string of lies. From violent death in a sordid motel room to a high-end prostitution ring in Las Vegas, DPS Detective Laura Cardinal follows Sean’s trail across a landscape of broken dreams and convincing lies—until she confronts the true evil behind the mask.