An edgy, tersely written new novel by the best-selling co-author of 'A Place Called Waco'. Allan loves his wife Lanna so much he feels compelled to kill her. Obsessed by a desire to achieve an absolute fusion of their separate souls, he secretly plans to take her life, to merge it with his own. For Allan, this killing is a profound act of love, and he anticipates it with the ecstatic passion of a man for whom loving is everything. The novel explores the complexities of erotic passion, taking readers into a realm in which the light and dark sides of love are fused.