A Short Story
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A simple trip to the supermarket starts a chain of events that begins with the violent rape of an innocent twelve year old girl. This act of violence forces a family to face the difficult decision whether to pursue justice against all odds or remain silent like so many others in the past. This act forces a man to make the decision to take on a powerful family to get justice for his granddaughter.
Someone you cared for is murdered and those guilty beat the system...what would you do? Ted Braxton decided to make sure those who were guilty and who’d escaped paying for their crimes by corrupting the legal system, pay their debt in full. Ted was trained in the art of killing. He was good at it and he enjoyed it. If it were your loved one what side of the law would you choose?
Homicide detective John Cooper has always followed the evidence to solve any case. That is until he starts receiving phone calls claiming otherwise. As the murder cases are already solved, John wonders what the phone calls have to do with them. The evidence proves the guilt of those involved, but the calls make him start to question the evidence and himself - for the first time in his career.
With each move, John finds himself caught up in a game with an unknown opponent who is always one step ahead and seems to know John better than he knows himself, but how? How can someone know every detail of the murder cases and not be involved? But most importantly, how can this chilling caller know everything about John? As John prepares himself to take on the challenge, he soon realizes that everything he's believed in is no longer part of his new reality.
Detective Lucinda Mackey is tough as nails and she never gives up until those who would do harm to the innocent are brought to justice. She has always lived by a certain code, but she never counted on being chosen by a mysterious caller to play in his game of life and death. Will she survive this brush with an unknown opponent who is determined to destroy her, or will she fail as so many others have before her.