David Paige, a young detective from Charleston, SC., is about to embark on an investigation of a lifetime, his very own. After an unexpected tragedy shatters his perfect world, he discovers that his mother had been keeping a life-long secret from him, revealing that he is not who he thought he was.
With no family member to turn to, David has to rely on his detective skills and a mysterious item left to him from his mother…a crimson-colored key. The search for the truth takes David to New York City, where he runs head on into lies, deception and murder, all in an attempt to cover up a string of dreadful crimes. Then if this isn’t enough to deal with, he unexpectedly falls for the daughter of a prominent man, both sharing an undeniable attraction, which complicates his life even further.
The Crimson Key becomes a mystery within itself as to what it fits into, and how it could possibly solve this 25 year old case. It isn’t until a near-death experience, and the help of his mot!
her through several terrifying nightmares, that the pieces of the puzzle begin to come together. The Crimson Key ultimately unveils many secrets, shocking many people including David, which also opens his eyes and his heart as well.