Griffin Shaw and his wife were both murdered fifty years ago. Nowa minor angel, Grif's been granted permission to solve the mysteryof his own death . . . if he helps the Pure angels guide those soulswho might otherwise be Lost.
Souls like Jeap Yang, a drug addict in his final moments of life.Grif knows that death is coming, but he cannot intervene. However,Grif's mortal lover, reporter Katherine "Kit" Craig, isn't constrainedby angelic protocol. If she can stop a death, she will.
But as Kit is about to find out, there are things more traumaticand evil than murder. A strange new drug is literally eating tweakers'flesh from their bones, and Kit's crusade to get it off the streets is set topropel her and Grif into a battle with a vicious drug cartel. They'll haveto scramble to stay alive, stay together, and choose their own fate . . .before it's chosen for them.