Attorney Sarah Rand returns home to Newport, RI from an unexpected trip only to discover that she is deador at least thats what her obituary in the local paper claims. Before she can straighten out the mess, she ends up running for her lifefrom the police!

Sarah does learn that her friend and partner, Tori, was the women who died and that the only person she could seek help from, a prominent judge, is being held as the prime murder suspect.

One thing is for surethose who wanted her dead are going to come back to finish the job. And she needs to find some help.

Actor Owen Dean seems to be the only around to fill the roleand despite the fact that theyve never met, she has no choice but to trust him. They join together, not knowing who they can trust or what theyve become mixed up withor how. It seems the most powerful citizens are all somehow involved. As they get closer to the truth, killers are never far behind.

With a deft touch at depicting anxiety that can be felt by readers, and a story with enough twists and turn to keep you guessing from beginning to end, Jan Coffey will delight. (Jul., 408 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Debbie Richardson