Elise Brighton’s beloved aunt, Cassie Bienville, died at the hands of those who had been entrusted to care for her in her declining years; not through simple negligence but through fraud and outright homicide. The evidence was brutally damning, yet the perpetrators were cleared of criminal charges in a miscarriage of justice that resounded with fury throughout the Louisiana Delta. The Grayson family’s stately plantation house was only a facade for their horrific treatment of loved ones who resided there, unable to defend themselves, and yet the court allowed the killers to go free. Will Cassie ever receive the justice she and the other victims deserve?
Fred L. Funk has crafted a chilling story that has its roots in true headlines of predators exploiting the most vulnerable members of society.