Mark de Castrique grew up in Western North Carolina. After a career in film and television promotion, he retired to Charlotte and has subsequently published more than a dozen mysteries. This novel is one of several featuring Sam Blackman, an Asheville private eye. In this book Blackman reluctantly takes on the case of the murder of a student at Black Mountain College back in the 1940s. Contemporary murders related to the case follow.
Scottsdale, Arizona: Poisoned Pen Press, 2017. 246 pages. Trade paperback