Mystery Large Print Edition What begins as a simple favor for a friend becomes a quest . . . Children have vanished, children in the custody of the state, and the road that leads Dylan St. John to this discovery passes through the marbled halls of power, through the city slums, and into the vast Louisiana swamps. Despite dire warnings, Dylan s sense of honor won t give way his mission is to rescue the missing children. In the process, he becomes the target of a shadowy assassin. Torn by a hard and unforgiving world, Dylan finds an enclave of peace and sanity in a love that remains steadfast in the face of insurmountable odds, betrayal, darkness, and the silent cries of lost children.