It has been six years since entertainment agent Myron Bolitar last played superhero. In six years he hasn t thrown a punch. He hasn t held, much less fired, a gun. He hasn t called his friend Win, still the scariest man he knows, to back him up or get him out of trouble. All that is about to change...because of a promise.
Twenty years ago, four teenagers at summer camp walked into the woods at night. Two were found murdered, and the others were never seen again. For Paul Copeland, the county prosecutor of Essex, New Jersey, mourning the loss of his sister has only recently begun to subside. When a homicide victim is found with evidence linking him to Cope, the well buried secrets of the prosecutor s family are threatened. Is this homicide victim one of the campers who disappeared with his sister? Could his sister be alive?
Tia and Mike Baye never imagined they d become the type of overprotective parents who spy on their kids. But their sixteen year old son Adam has been unusually distant lately, and after the suicide of his classmate Spencer Hill they install a spy program on Adam s computer, and within days they are jolted by a message addressed to their son: Just stay quiet and all safe. When Adam goes missing, it soon becomes clear that something deep and sinister has infected their community. For Tia and Mike Baye, the question they must answer is this: When it comes to your kids, is it possible to know too much?