Charlie Waldo, paying self-imposed penance for an old case gone horribly wrong, lives deep in the woods as a minimalist, pathologically committed to owning no more than one hundred things. But after the girlfriend he left behind tracks him down and disrupts his solitude, he finds himself forced back into action, dragged into a sensational Hollywood murder investigation.
Nominated for a 2019 Shamus Award for Best First Private Eye Novel, by the Private Eye Writers of America.
The audiobook edition, recognized by AudioFile with an Earphones Award, is read by John Michael Higgins.
The movie version, a Tango Pictures and Romulus Entertainment production starring Charlie Hunnam and Mel Gibson and directed by Tim Kirkby, shoots in June 2019.