A woman with terminal cancer was the sole survivor of a plane crash. As a dedicated National Transportation Safety Bureau agent joins the search for clues, he becomes drawn into the woman's moving and personal fight to keep secret the story of her survival, even from her own family, and possibly at risk to his own career.
... [a] mind-rattling debut mystery ... Page after page, Farrell builds confusion and frustration into an incendiary debate between belief in the miraculous and the basic laws of physics ... When he finally discovers the truth, what Charlie does with it will make for an explosive discussion long after the final chapter.
Former pilot Farrell's skillfully written story of hope, love, and regret contemplated amid a fast-paced, high-pressure major airline accident investigation will appeal to readers who enjoyed Michael Crichton's Airframe, Gregg Hurwitz's The Survivor, and Noah Hawley's Before the Fall.