She's out to clear his father's name... and caught in killer's sights.
The affluent town of Hoffman, Ney Jersey, was shattered when esteemed doctor Duncan Avery stabbed his wife to death one spring evening. Now, fifteen years later, struggling actress Nina Avery -- who never doubted her father's innocence -- returns to Hoffman when he is paroled and moves home. Not only does Dr. Avery want to repair his relationship with Nina and her two brothers, successful investment banker Patrick and recovering drug addict Jimmy, he wants to find the real killer. But when violence overturns the Averys' lives again, Nina no longer knows who she can trust. Relying only on herself and on the mysterious prison doctor who treated her father, she searches frantically for the truth. But she must dig deep down into the secrets of her family and her town if she stands the chance of catching the killer who has his sight set on the new target: her.
Patricia Macdonald's darkly hypnotic tales have captivated readers across America, as well as in France, where she is a #1 bestselling author. Her previous novels include Suspicious Origin, Stranger in the House, Not Guilty, and the Edgar Award-nominated The Unforgiven. She lives with her husband and daughter in New Jersey, where she is working on her next novel.