As a Las Vegas detective, Devon Cartwright thinks he has seen it all-overzealous partiers, sadistic con men, desperate gamblers, and even murderers. But, when a dead woman is found scalped in a prominent hotel on the strip, Devon realizes there are monsters out there he has never imagined. What's more, this killer isn't finished.
A patchwork photograph of body parts left with the corpse, leads Devon to believe the scalping victim is just the beginning. As Devon's investigation begins, he finds nothing but tight lips and closed doors. With the media breathing down the police department's neck, Devon feels the pressure, but nothing is quite as it appears.
It seems people will go to great lengths to line their pockets with Vegas gold-even murder. From the strip's most prominent businessmen to the owner of seedy clubs, no one is talking. Despite dead ends and cover-ups, Devon will catch this killer ... or die trying.