NYC Detective Michael Bennett is on vacation at the Jersey shore with his family. His family consists of 10 adopted children, a nanny, and his grandfather. He is called back on duty due to a string of murders that have resemblances to other horrific crimes of the past. His family stays at the vacation house and he travels back and forth from NYC to Jersey when he can. As the murders continue, Detective Bennett is targeted as well as his family members. He is followed back to Jersey by unknown assailants. While he is working his sons are getting picked on by a bully who's father is an officer in Jersey. The Jersey police have a lot of crooked officers on the job and they stifle the investigation when it comes to New Jersey. There are a lot of twists and turns in this book and the murderer and the reasoning behind the murders are ones that you would never imagine.