Nora Blackbird's sister Emma is found unconscious and covered in blood next to a dead body. To remove suspicion from Emma, Nora must find the real killer.

She discovers that someone is blackmailing members of Philadelphia's high society, including her, and realizes the blackmail is somehow connected with the murder. When her sister disappears from protective custody in the hospital, Nora is even more pressed for time.

Martin has outdone herself in the latest installment of her Blackbird Sisters series. This book has it all—suspense, murder, blackmail, secrets and let's not forget romance. The mystery will keep you on the edge of your seat, and the characters are so vivid and entertaining, you won't be able to put the book down. The ending will leave you counting the days until the next installment. (Apr., 320 pp., $6.99)
Reviewed by: 
Shannon Short