Greenwashing, corporate intransigence and bloody secrets. Maggie Cloete is back. After working in Berlin and Joburg, she returns to present-day Pietermaritzburg as the day news editor for The Gazette. When a well-known environmentalist commits suicide, Maggie finds herself caught in the crossfire of conflicting interests. This escalates as loggers for Sentinel, a local paper company, unearth a gruesome find in the forest. As South Africa's present confronts its past, Maggie faces the most bitter surprise of her life.