A woman disappears for years without a trace.

Was she abducted?

Did she run away?

Is she alive or dead?

A clue offers hope and the search is on.

Josh’s Mexican wife Raquel vanished two years ago. Was she kidnapped? Killed? Did she bolt to begin a new life? A bloody corpse dumped in Josh’s front yard propels him on a renewed search for his missing wife – a dangerous journey through Tijuana’s underbelly of sex trafficking, drugs, murder, and corruption. Following one lead after another Josh finally discovers the answer to Raquel’s disappearance—an answer he never could have imagined.

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Mark Rogers is a writer and artist whose literary heroes include Charles Bukowski, Willy Vlautin, and Charles Portis. He lives in Baja California, Mexico with his Sinaloa-born wife, Sofia. His award-winning travel journalism for USA Today and other media outlets has brought him to 56 countries. His crime novels have been published in the U.S and UK. Uppercut, his memoir of moving to Mexico, is published by Cowboy Jamboree Press. NeoText publishes his Tijuana series and Gray Hunter series.

Mark Rogers knows that the stylish, polished picture frame in which we live is riddled with holes, in which worms live.

James Sallis, author of Drive