Former military operative and ex-CIA agent Joe Hunter solves problems. And he's very good at what he does. But now the problem strikes too close to home. Hunter's brother has disappeared after stealing from the wrong man, a seriously deranged thrill killer named Tubal Cain.
Cain is charming, smart, arrogant—a psychopath determined to outdo every American psychopath who's preceded him. He won't stop until the thief is found and appropriately punished—which means Joe's brother will die slowly, horribly, unless Hunter finds him first.
But it's a big country and Cain's ready to kill anyone in his way—even some who aren't. In a barren dead corner of the American Southwest there will be a reckoning, leaving the last man standing covered in blood and . . .