Set in a Virginia mountain town, this novel follows Amy Webber who leaves a university library job to live with her aunt and begins to work at the town public library. Her neighbor is interested not only in her but in a cold murder case that appears to involve the town’s leading families as well as the families of the two neighbors. The author was raised in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is a professional librarian. She lives in North Carolina.
New York: Crooked Lane, 2017. 323 pages. Hardback in dust jacket