The branding iron glows in the moonlight as he presses the searing metal into his victim's flesh. She must wear the devil's sign, just like the others. He knows the curse that afflicts them-and he'll make sure they carry it to their graves...
When investigative reporter Jay "Dance" Danziger is nearly killed in a bomb blast, journalist Jordanna Winters senses a career-making story. Together they can find out who's responsible. But as their investigation uncovers a string of unsolved murders, each body branded in the same way, Jordanna realizes that Dance isn't the only one in danger.
Small towns can hold big, dark secrets. Deep in Jordanna's troubled past is the key to a killer's terrifying mission-to purge the guilty one by one, burning their flesh to free their souls. And her turn is coming, as he prepares to make his mark once more . . .