(From the publisher):
One man's obsessive quest to protect the innocent—while facing the guilt in his own past.
Terry Naughton has come up against his share of heinous criminals in his years on the force—but nothing has prepared him for the Horridus, the brilliant madman who is terrorizing the children of Orange County.
As he races to stop the Horridus before his crimes escalate, Naughton learns that the Horridus may not be the only enemy. When shocking accusations put his career on the line, he is forced to confront his own dark and violent past in his search for the truth. Who is behind this setup? And even if he can clear his name, can he do the same for his conscience?
Original title: Where Serpents Lie
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural