When Park Service climbing ranger Tom Hadley finds a fallen climber’s body on the Grand Teton, he believes his troubled eleven-year-old son has caused a terrible accident. But evidence of murder plunges the father and son into a mystery they must solve together to save their fragile relationship. All Tom wants from the summer of 2002 is to become a better father and reassemble the life that fell apart when a brain injury ended his promising Himalayan mountaineering career. But the murder pulls him into a web of terrorists, American agents and political intrigue as the country moves toward war. Tom foils an apparent assassination attempt on the Vice President, but it may be his son the only one who can identify the killer from the mountain who is really in danger. With high-altitude adventure, stunning landscapes, sharply drawn characters and a fast-moving plot, The Last Mountains launches an exciting new mystery series.