Ross River is a town clinging to the outside world at the end ofthe Yukon’s loneliest road. It is also the hiding place of Miles McEwan, thetown’s hard-drinking, fist-fighting fire chief. But the slow burn of Miles’self-imposed exile is about to explode. As a hunting party tracking one of thelast giant grizzlies confronts a different, more chilling enemy and an infernoignited by human hands races toward the town, Miles embarks on a desperaterescue mission—not only for the life of his daughter but for his ownsalvation.
Andrew Pyper returns to the landscape of the last truewilderness in this blockbuster work of storytelling, a menacing psychologicalthriller that also explores what binds us to conscience, family and the naturalworld.