By Peter Heller
An Oprah.com "Must-Read" Book
After having shot a guy in a Santa Fe bar, the recognized artist Jim Stegner served his time and has for the reason that struggled to control the darkish impulses that typically overtake him. Now he lives a quiet life. . . until the day that he comes throughout a searching consultant beating a small horse, and a brutal act of latest violence rips his quiet existence correct open. Pursued via males useless set on retribution, Jim is left with out selection yet to come to New Mexico and the high-profile existence he left in the back of, the place he’ll reckon with prior deeds and the darkish shadows in his personal heart.