It hasn’t been quite a year since Latisha was murdered, but former detective Ash Levine still hasn’t returned to the force. He carries the guilt of her death while she was in protection as a witness in a murder case. He was one of the best detectives and misses the job, but it isn’t until Lieutenant Frank Duffy asks Ash to come back to help with another murder investigation that Ash returns.
This new victim is ex-cop Pete Gelovich who once saved another cop’s life, and Pete’s father has a friend high up in the force, so this case is supposed to take center stage. At first, it looks like a robbery gone wrong, but Ash realizes that Pete knew his killer. This complicates things, though Ash is obsessive enough to pursue this case to the end just like Latisha’s as he quietly begins to investigate her murder as well.
In Kind of Blue by Miles Corwin, Ash walks a fine line. This past year has been hard on Ash, and he has become more explosive and jaded. There are a few that are not happy to see his return and are more than happy to push his buttons especially since he is considered to be under temporary status. This might seem like a second chance for Ash, though it might be his last chance since while working these cases he acts like he has nothing to lose except maybe his life.