Sent to find a missing son and solve a gripping murder, Inspector Rouge uncovers a twisted family mystery. Dare to read what is red?
The story begins in the early 1940’s of Great Britain with the main character being an intrepid inspector with a unique colorblindness. Inspector Danforth Rouge sees only things that are red while everything else is in a world of black and white.
He is called to investigate a strange case of a missing young man whose father was recently murdered before his son's marriage. People suspect the young man to be the killer till other people start to mysteriously die. With no one to trust but himself and an obnoxious Constable, Rouge must probe deep into the lives of the family and friends to discover the true meaning of these deaths. As good as answers may appear, sometimes it is best not to know the truth-- for the truth may be worse than the reality. In this story of destructive secrets and plots of revenge a night of the murder unfolds into a twisted series of events that soon lead to a chase for survival and truth.
The final question becomes the mystery...What happens in candlelight?