From the author of the acclaimed In My Dreams I Hold a Knife comes a dark thriller about a woman determined to take down a patriarchal cult and avenge the women in her lifebut to do so, she might lose everything ,B.From the author of the acclaimed In My Dreams I Hold a Knife comes a dark thriller about a woman determined to take down a patriarchal cult and avenge the women in her life--but to do so, she might lose everything,/B. While in college in upstate New York, Shay Evans and her best friends met a captivating man who seduced them with a web of lies about the way the world works, bringing them under his thrall. By senior year, Shay and her friend Laurel were the only ones who managed to escape. Now, eight years later, Shay's built a new life in a tony Texas suburb. But when she hears the horrifying news of Laurel's deathdelivered, of all ways, by her favorite true-crime podcast crusadershe begins to suspect that the past she thought she buried is still very much alive, and the predators more dangerous than ever. Recruiting the help of the podcast host, Shay goes back to the place she vowed never to return to in search of answers. As she follows the threads of her friend's life, she's pulled into a dark, seductive world, where wealth and privilege shield brutal philosophies that feel all too familiar. When Shay's obsession with uncovering the truth becomes so consuming she can no longer separate her desire for justice from darker desires newly reawakened, she must confront the depths of her own complicity and conditioning. But in a world built for men to rule itboth inside the cult and outside of itis justice even possible, and if so, how far will Shay go to get it?