A Presidential candidate riding a wave to prominence. A Salvadoran drug lord searching for what he lost decades ago. An extraordinary academic with a mysterious past. Lives collide as a mass shooting rocks Washington, DC.
Ben and Veronica Walsh are a power couple—he a high-ranking political staffer, she a Georgetown mathematics professor. They had everything—until their idyllic life is shattered by Veronica’s disappearance in the wake of a shooting in Rock Creek Park. Left with only a cryptic note, Ben will stop at nothing to find Veronica. But as he searches, he stumbles upon dangerous secrets. As he races against time, Ben finds himself not only running from the past, but also for his and wife’s lives.
Matthew Becker’s first novel, RUN, is a domestic thriller set in the Washington, DC, area.