In this electrifying tale of suspense, Miami criminal defense lawyer Jack Swyteck takes on his first death-row client since The PardonSashi Burgette vanished three years ago. The night after the teenager's disappearance, ex-con Dylan Reeves was stopped for drunk driving. An article of Sashi's clothing was found in his truck, and a police videotape of his drunken explanation sealed his fate at trial. Now, just days from Reeves' execution, Sashi's mother visits Jack Swyteck with shocking news: "Sashi called me."The police dismiss the call as a cruel hoax. The governor has already signed the death warrant. An innocent man may be executed and time is running out. A man who believes in justice, Jack jumps into the investigation. As he does, it becomes clear there is something even more difficult to find than this long-missing girl . . . the truth.