Coming 8.31.21

A CIA analyst makes a split-second decision that endangers her country but saves her son—and now she must team up with an investigative journalist she’s not sure she can trust in this electrifying thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of Need to Know.

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"Terrific" —John Grisham
"Superb" —Lee Child
"Breathtaking, heartpounding." —Louise Penny
"A fast-paced, relentlessly gripping read." —Chris Pavone

She knows her son isn’t perfect. But is he dangerous?

A woman must confront her sense of right and wrong when the one person she loves most is accused of an unimaginable crime. From the New York Times bestselling author of Need to Know

An instant New York Times bestseller

Perfect husband. Perfect father. Perfect liar?

Vivian Miller. High-powered CIA analyst, happily married to a man she adores, mother of four beautiful children. Until the moment she makes a shocking discovery that makes her question everything she believes.

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“Shaping up to be one of the year’s biggest new thrillers.”

—Entertainment Weekly

Karen Cleveland is a former CIA counterterrorism analyst and the New York Times bestselling author of Need to Know and Keep You Close. She has master’s degrees from Trinity College Dublin and Harvard University. Cleveland lives in North Carolina with her husband and three children.