"Compulsively readable with an explosive ending." --Hallie Ephron
"An unforgettable novel that sets a taut mystery against a compelling exploration of innocence, obligation, and the redeeming power of love."--Sophie Littlefield
A split-second decision thrusts Detective Jimmy Vega into the epicenter of a disturbing case when a body is found in the frosty woods near upscale Lake Holly, New York. With tensions in the community at a boiling point, Vega needs the help of his girlfriend, activist Adele Figueroa, to pursue a dangerous murder investigation.
But just as Vega learns that Adele herself is harboring a secret, another body is discovered. It's clear no one is safe. No one is talking. And Vega and Adele are about to uncover a terrifying menace that lives deep within the heart of Lake Holly . . .
"This is a literary mystery at its finest, captivating, smart, romantic, and impossible to put down." --Jacqueline Sheehan
"In Jimmy Vega, Chazin has conjured a realistic character with depth, strengths, and weaknesses the reader can believe and celebrate." --Terry Shames