A man with a mysterious past is determined to find a missing girl - in a new thriller penned by Harlan Cuban, one of the world's most successful suspense writers. Thirty years ago, a boy was found living wild in the forest, with no memory and no past, and was nicknamed Boyal. Even as an adult he still doesn't know where he came from. Until one day a local girl goes missing. No one seems to be taking Naomi Payne's disappearance seriously, not even her father—except for one person. Hester Krimstein, a criminal lawyer, knows from her granddaughter that Naomi was a victim of constant bullying at school. She asks Wilde—with whom she shares a tragic bond—to use his extraordinary skills to help find the girl. Wilde is unable to ignore the plight of an outcast girl, but in order to find her he must return to the community he never found his place in, a community where the powerful are protected even as they hide dark secrets that could destroy the lives of millions... Secrets Wilde must uncover before it's too late every. With more than 70 million books in print worldwide, Harlan Cuban is the author of numerous New York Times bestsellers. His books were published in 43 languages ??around the world and reached the top of the bestseller lists in more than a dozen countries. He lives in New Jersey.