Being a cop was in the Keane blood. But Martin wanted to be a writer even if it meant turning his back on the family legacy. Then his wife goes missing, and Martin is forced to delve into the dark history – and darker secrets – of that same family. It's a path that will lead him back to the Bronx Kill: that lonely, godforsaken stretch of land where many years earlier his grandfather had been brutally murdered, and where finally he will learn the truth about his wife's disappearance. It's a truth more monstrous than he could ever have imagined. Entertainment Weekly "It" writer Peter Milligan (GREEK STREET, HUMAN TARGET) joins forces with New York cartoonist and fine artist James Romberger (Seven Miles a Second) for an urban mystery drenched in family secrets. Don't miss the newest sure-fire hit from Vertigo Crime!
Martin's dad wanted him to be a cop. It was in the Keane blood, but he had other ideas. Martin wanted to be a writer.
And then Martin's lovely wife goes missing. Slowly but surely Martin's life unravels, as he tries to explain her disappearance. His desperate search forces Martin to delve into the very thing he's spent his whole life trying to run from: te dark history and darker secrets of the Keane family - bringing him to the Bronx Kill, the lonely, godforsaken stretch of land where many years earlier his great-grandfather had been brutally murderer - the place where he'll learn the truth about his wife and his family...
...a truth more shocking and monstrous than he could ever have imagined.