David Kent, the acclaimed author of The Mesa Conspiracy, is back with an explosive new novel from the files of Department Thirty -- a secret government agency that erases the identities of top-level criminals in exchange for the kind of information people would kill for. Alex Bridge is not the usual suspect. The young, recently married, pregnant musician has been accused of embezzling millions of dollars from her employer, a giant media conglomerate. Even worse, an FBI agent investigating the embezzlement has just been murdered -- and all the evidence points to Alex. Enter Faith Kelly of Department Thirty. A newly promoted case officer and former deputy U.S. marshal, Faith offers Alex full protection in exchange for her testimony about her employer's financial misdealings. The problem is: Faith and Alex are up against a vast conspiracy that goes far deeper than a corporate accounting scandal. Its roots reach back more than a century, to a notorious frontier massacre in Oklahoma Territory. It thrives to this day in the highest levels of American justice. And trying to expose it is the biggest gamble of Faith Kelly's career. Because the stakes are life or death -- and the game is fixed....