After a workplace accident left him out of a job and in pain, Denny Rattler has spent years chasing his next high, often resorting to theft. But in, Denny makes two choices that change everything, and now an ambitious DEA agent is determined to cut the flow of drugs through the mountains. This winner of the 2020 Dashiell Hammett Award is also the story of Raymond Mathis, who decides to take the law into his own hands in order to save his addicted son.
"With memorable characters, deft plotting, and an attention to detail, Joy has written a powerful work of crime fiction."—Kirkus Reviews