An entire family is tortured and killed. The killers leave a sign on the wall, "were coming." with no apostrophe.
Lucas Davenport is on the case and the brutality and ungrammatical sign leads him to think of some of the retribution killings by Mexican drug gangs. He wants to find what the family knew that they were tortured for.
Elsewhere, four people had figured a way to steal millions of dollars from an automated account at a bank. They didn't know that the account was owned by Mexican drug dealers who thought nothing of torture and murder to get their money back.
The novel follows the killers as they look for their bosses money, the amateur thieves and the police investigation. There is good suspense and excellent character buildup.
I found myself enjoying the story so much that I was disappointed to see it come to an end.
After 23 novels in the series there isn’t much Lucas Davenport has not seen before. This scene is a new one and very disturbing. The Brooks family home has been turned into a scene that screams of terror and desperation. The dogs were just killed. The family, a dad, wife, and two kids were tortured and eventually killed. Left behind written on a wall, most likely using the blood and one of the dad’s cut off fingers, is a chilling message-- “Were Coming.” What the … more