Erlich flies out to comfort his older brother Charlie and Charlie's wife Gabrielle. While their son Evan had mental problems, they don't believe he was suicidal.
Jay doesn't either; he investigates and discovers a murder that's possibly related. He unearths deep dark secrets involving his brother and a notorious mass murder that took place decades earlier.
The prologue of this novel is set in Michigan - and the victim's parents were from Lansing.
Ray Walsh, owner of East Lansing's Curious Book Shop, has reviewed books since 1987.
This review was originally published by the
Lansing State Journal on Sunday, September 4, 2011.