An early morning boater is horrified to find the slain body of a young man tied by his wrists to the ladder on one of the permanent channel markers leading to the Manteo Waterfront.
This discovery launches a multi-pronged investigation into a network of drug dealings that leaves more bodies in the heretofore peaceful pre-Christmas December days at North Carolina's Outer Banks.
Crime writer Harrison Weaver is drawn into trying to solve who is behind all of the killings. His SBI Agent friend Ballsford Twiddy tolerates Weaver's insistence on knowing what is going on, but privately appreciates having Weaver as a sounding board.
The hunt for the primary villain ends up in the most unusual of placesand puts Harrison Weaver and his lady friend Elly Pedersen at risk of becoming just two more victims.
A Harrison Weaver Mystery - #5