Atlanta, 1974: With a beloved cop gunned down, his brothers in blue out for blood, and the city on the edge of war, Kate Murphy wonders if her first day on the job will also be her last.
She’s determined to defy her privileged background, but life will be anything but easy in a macho world where even the female officers have little mercy for rookies. Kate isn’t the only one feeling the heat. Her new partner, Maggie Lawson, followed her uncle and brother into the ranks to prove her worth in their cynical eyes. But when she and Kate are sidelined in the furious manhunt for the cop killer, they pursue their own line of investigation, risking everything as they venture into the city’s darkest heart.