By Brian Freeman
Hilary and Mark Bradley are trapped in an online of suspicion. final yr, accusations of a torrid affair with a pupil rate Mark his educating activity and made the younger couple into outcasts of their distant island city off the Lake Michigan coast. Now one other teenage woman is located lifeless on a abandoned seashore. . . and once more, Mark faces a adverse city confident of his guilt.
Hilary Bradley is decided to turn out that Mark is blameless, yet she’s on a lonely, risky quest. even if she discovers that the murdered lady used to be witness to a awful crime years previous, the police are sure she’s throwing up a smoke reveal to guard her husband. just a quirky detective named Cab Bolton turns out prepared to think Hilary’s tale.
Hilary and Cab quickly locate that individuals during this neighborhood are prepared to kill to maintain their secrets and techniques hidden—and to ensure Mark doesn’t escape with homicide. And with each one stunning revelation, even Hilary starts off to wonder if her husband is actually blameless. Freeman’s first stand-alone mystery when you consider that his Stride novels is a knockout.