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The Devil
by Suzi Albracht

Jake Holyfield, a young, married homicide detective, finds himself investigating a series of barbaric murders where the bodies are dissolved leaving blood, sinew and globs of fat at the scene. A mysterious informant provides insider clues on the murders that challenge Jake's belief system. The informant claims the killer is the Devil's agent sent to collect unpaid debts.

Soon Jake and the informant, Mikael Ruskoff, join forces to stop the killer. But Mikael is a man with deadly secrets that he holds close. Secrets like—he is on the run from the very same killer.

Meanwhile, Jake's best friend, Max Wilson, gets caught up in the web of a mysterious man. At first his benefactor seems sent from heaven when he takes care of Max's money woes but before long the man's darker, more nefarious side is revealed.

As Jake's investigation heats up, Max spirals into a dark world that he can't escape. Their paths crisscross in an unexpected way when a grainy video is discovered that shows Max as a witness or participant to one of the murders.

Jake is warned to back-off, to end his investigation. When he refuses, the Devil's agent threatens Jake's pregnant wife and small child.

Soon, the lives of everyone Jake loves depend on what he does next.
 

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