But Burnside, the former football star turned private investigator, pushes forward into an investigation that reveals more and more possible culprits, all with their own motives. With little more to go on than his gut feeling, Burnside pokes at everything around him as he tries to untangle a web of deceit that threatens to take down an entire community.
Fade Route is set on the outskirts of Los Angeles, in a seaside town that is both serenely pretty and brutally stark. It is a community that is home to the very rich and the very poor, a place that contains more than its share of affluence and beauty, as well as sin and despair. The story combines all the elements of a classic mystery, and delivers biting humor and numerous plot twists. It is a page turner that will keep the reader guessing until the jaw dropping climax reveals an ending that is both shocking and satisfying.