Once she was his secret. Now she is his only hope….
In a New York hospital, a powerful real estate developer lies suspended between life and death while police scramble to solve the mystery of his shooting. With Ed Vincent slipping in and out of consciousness, a detective has one clue to begin his hunt — a name that lingered on Vincent’s lips.
But who is the woman Vincent calls Zelda? Is she his killer — or lover?
When Detective Marco Camelia finds Zelda, and as she begins to tell him an extraordinary story, another series of mysteries emerge: of a man who is not what people thought him to be, of the woman he loved, and of the ties that can hold two people together even when so much keeps them apart.
For Detective Camelia, an explosive case is becoming a haunting journey of passion, pain, and awakening, as he struggles to protect an unforgettable woman from everything she knows — and the one thing she doesn’t….