An arsonist, a fire investigator and a detective: what happens when their lives collide? Count to ten and watch their worlds explode. The terrifying thriller from the incomparable Karen Rose. 9, 10, start running again...A young boy and his brother are abandoned by their mother and end up in foster-care. Let down by everyone who should have looked out for them, the boys fall prey to abusers. Is it any wonder one of them develops a taste for matches and revenge? Years later, Reed Solliday, of Chicago's Fire Department, is determined to find an arsonist whose actions have just escalated to murder. With the police now involved, Reed is paired with Detective Mia Mitchell, on her first assignment since her father's death and her partner's shooting. Solliday and Mitchell know that the death toll is rising. With no apparent connection between the deaths, they are at a loss until their attention focuses on a young offender's institution and the misfits within...