For Alex Mercer, his wife, Millicent, and their precocious eleven-year-old son, Max, are everythingâhis little tribe that makes him feel allâs right with the world. But when Alex and Max find their enigmatic next-door neighbor dead in his apartment, their lives are suddenly changed. The police begin a methodical investigation, and Alex becomes increasingly impatient for them to finish. After all, it so clearly was a suicide.
As new information is uncovered, troubling questions ariseâquestions that begin to throw suspicion on Alex, Millicent, and even Max. Each of them has secrets it seems. And each has something to hide.
With the walls of their perfect little world closing in on them day after day, husband, wife, and son must decide how far theyâll go to protect themselvesâand their familyâfrom investigators carefully watching their every move . . . waiting for one of them to make a mistake.
A Line of Blood explores what it means to be a familyâthe ties that bind us, and the lies that can destroy us.
You will never look at your loved ones the same way again. . . .