Was Thomas Merton's death in Thailand in 1968 really an accident? This question intrigues Rachel Crockett, a Nashville teenager who is estranged from her alcoholic father, Trey, a psychiatrist.
The celebrated Trappist monk becomes an unexpected link between them, leading Rachel on a dangerous quest.
The Vatican, an international business cartel, the Mexican Mafia, and Tennessee politics collide in a web of intrigue, culminating in a thrilling climax that exposes the truth about Merton's death.
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