When vengeance runs in the blood only murder can stop it dead, in this stunning new thriller from the award-winning author of Black Water. Feuding families and a murdered millionaire. A potentially explosive case. Especially when the cop investigating belongs to one of the families ...Millionaire Pete Braga has been found bludgeoned to death in his San Diego mansion. Homicide cop Tom McMichael is on the case, but the Irish McMichaels and the Portuguese Bragas share a violent history -- fifty years ago Braga shot McMichael's grandfather dead, then McMichael's father was accused of an attack that left Braga's thirteen-year-old son brain-damaged. Tom must put aside the feud and find the killer. But the investigation is to unfold like a bloody bloom, encompassing Braga's business and family, the Catholic diocese, a multi-million dollar Indian casino, a prostitute, a cop, and, of course, McMichael's own family ...