When a young woman disappears from home without her personal effects, Detective CeeCee Gallagher is determined to find her - only to discover she was not the first to vanish. CeeCee and FBI Agent Michael Hagerman follow the trail of chilling clues deep into the West Virginia woods, and a dark world of drugs, torture, and cannibalism. With her family in grave danger, CeeCee will have to risk everything if she's to bring justice to ... Murder Mountain.
In this haunting prequel to The Devil's Closet (2008), Stacy Dittrich introduces her readers for the first time to CeeCee Gallagher, Agent Michael Hagerman, and the case that changed both of their lives forever. Murder Mountain is the fifth novel in Dittrich's provocative detective series - novels inspired by actual police cases, told by one of America's leading female crime experts, and now in production for a syndicated television series.