This is a murder mystery that takes place in the northwest, and involves sea kayaking, rare book collecting and a beloved Newfoundland dog, who rides in the heroine's kayak. All the elements result in a harrowing rescue at sea.
Carol Hazelwood graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in Criminology. She enjoys swimming, travel and her golden retriever Jenny. She was a champion golfer and high school women's soccer coach. In 1986 she re-vitalized the Newport Beach Library Literacy Program and remains involved with the program. She is a former free-lance journalist, writing for sports and retail magazines. She has published several novels and co-authored a memoir. She is a widow with three married sons and three grandchildren.