Frank Hughes is a New York native. He attended Fordham University in the Bronx and served in the United States Navy. He has traveled extensively in North America, Europe, and the Far East. Along the way he also found time to become a five time undefeated champion on the American quiz show Jeopardy! with Alex Trebek.
Recuperating from the events of "Devil's Run", private investigator Nick Craig finds himself the prime suspect in the murder of a fellow private eye. When he tries to unravel the mystery, he is targeted for death by a legendary assassin.
A "routine" missing persons case leads private investigator Nick Craig on a bloody trail that leads from the Vermont countryside through the violent streets of Juarez to an exclusive resort high in the Colorado Rockies. There he must confront a murderous conspiracy and an enemy from his own dark past.