When his fourteen-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student, assistant district attorney Andy Barber is torn between loyalty and justice as facts come to light that lead him to question how well he knows his own son.
The story of three Irish-American brothers that takes place in Boston in 1963, at the time of President Kennedy's assassination and the murders of the Boston Strangler. The oldest Joe, a cop with a gambling habit, Michael, a Harvard educated lawyer working for the attorney general, and Ricky a expert burgler.
"Three grown siblings confront their father's role in their mother's disappearance in this arresting novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Defending Jacob. Jane Larkin disappeared without a trace in November 1976. When ten-year-old Miranda arrives home from school that autumn afternoon, finding her mother's pocketbook in its usual spot in the front hall, she assumes her mother will be back any minute. But as the hours tick by, alone...