It’s a tranquil October morning in northwest lower Michigan, a rural paradise of cherry orchards, blue lakes, and sandy shorelines. The serenity of the day— and the season—shatters when an elderly woman walking her dogs along the beach stumbles upon the bodies of a brutally murdered couple.
Sheriff Ray Elkins returns from his debut in Summer People to track down the elusive killer of a vivacious and spirited young teacher. His search takes him into the dark side of an elite private school—and into his own long-forgotten past. As Elkins unravels the mystery, the hunter becomes the hunted and one intrigue leads to another in this page-turner you won’t want to miss.