A Wyoming fishing guide must return to his investigativeroots to find his best friend’s girlfriend in the second book of this thrillingseries that “fans of C. J. Box and Nevada Barr will relish” (Library Journal).
High season is coming to an end, and fishing guide JakeTrent suddenly has some time on his hands. As the ex-lawyer ponders rekindlinghis romance with park ranger Noelle Klimpton, a surprise call from a long-lostlove lights up his phone.
It’s been years since law school graduation, when Jake last sawDivya Navaysam. Now a DC lobbyist, Divya wants Jake to come to Washington for aconsulting job—immediately.
Meanwhile, back in Jackson, Jake’s best friend andoccasional employee, J.P., is dealing with his own romantic woes. After years ofbad luck in love, J.P. has fallen for Esma. But after a perfect summer, J.P.’s newgirlfriend is now back in her native Mexico—and before long, she seems to havegone off the grid completely. When local police offer little help, a distraughtJ.P. turns to Jake. To find Esma, Jake must navigate a heated relationship withhis ex-flame in Washington. Jake’s renegade investigation leads him to a remotecabin in Idaho—and a series of discoveries that point to a conspiracy biggerthan anything anyone could have imagined.
David Riley Bertch’s second installment in the Jake Trentseries is a rollicking, juicy thriller—with a twisting plotline involvingimmigration, overpopulation, dirty politicians, and international intrigue.Now, “Jake Trent will be the next in line for suspense/thriller readers toadore” (Suspense Magazine).