Ditchfield is the most notorious juvenile detention center in Maryland, so when a young man escapes, the city of Baltimore goes on high alert. His name is Charlie. He has an uncertain agenda and a dark past, and both involve Gordon Pope.
Gordon Pope wants nothing more than to marry the love of his life. He’s pretty sure Dana Frisco would say yes, but it looks like the world has other ideas.
Meanwhile, Marty Cicero is just getting over Dana. He’s moved on, found new love and a place where he is at peace. Until Charlie upends everything. The search for the young escapee will force Gordon, Dana and Marty to make decisions they never thought they’d be able to make, and reveal a side of Baltimore that astonishes all of them.
For years Gordon has searched for the dark secret at the heart of Ditchfield. Charlie holds the key, but it will take all of them standing together to unearth the truth.