"Hume is forced to question everything he's ever believed in."--Kirkus Book Reviews; "I held my breath."--National Public Radio.
Night Hume is an INET (Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Taskforce) agent in Eugene, Oregon. His years undercover have cost him a home, a marriage, a daughter --- yet, always the good soldier, he does his job. Assigned to buy from a college professor who sells to her students, he meets Ceredwen Lawrence --- a most unlikely dealer.
From across the street Night Hume watches the woman through a rain-spotted windshield.
Miserable, he wrings rain from a sopping ponytail.
In the back seat Derek yelps. "Hey, watch it, man, you're dripping."
Resenting the rain, Night ignores him, cracks the window, peer...