Kathy Kellys world was shattered when a plane carrying her husbandan Iraq War veteran and devoted fatherand her two children vanished from the sky one night. No trace of the plane was ever found.Eight years later, Kathy has struggled to rebuild her life, but then wreckage of his plane is found in the wilderness of Great Smoky Mountains National Parkhundreds of miles from where her husbands plane should have been. The pilot perished in the crash, but there is no sign of Jack or the children. Could they have made it out alive after all? But if so, where have they been all this time? Where are they now?As Kathy searches for any clue about what happened to her family, the investigation uncovers some unsettling cluesincluding a briefcase containing millions of dollars in cash, a priceless mask stolen from an Iraqi museum, and a clue that links Jacks disappearance with the suspicious death of Kathys mother years ago.But she soon learns that others have been looking for the wreckage and its occupants for a long time. Others who are determined to make sure she never finds her family and that they remain dead. Shadowy, powerful people who will kill for what was on boarda secret her husband was the keeper of. A secret so powerful it will open a Pandoras box of bloody revengeone that reaches back into the past and into the highest echelons of wealth and power, all the way to the White House.This breathless, pulse-pounding thriller examines the very real billions in cash and priceless artifacts that vanished into the pockets of powerful American men during the Iraq war, and examines the extreme lengths some people will go to protect the secrets of what really happened to all that money.