Published: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2009 Edition: [Various editions] Description: 291 p. ; 24 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9780446196116, 0446196118, 9780446618090 (pbk.), Language: English
Also published: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2010. 278 p.
When Judge Deborah Knott travels to WrightsvilleBeach for a summer conference for North Carolina District Court Judges, she stumbles upon the body of one of her colleagues. Meanwhile, Deborah's husband, Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant, is in Virginia with his son, tying up loose ends left by the death of his first wife. When another judge is found murdered at the conference, it soon becomes evident that Deborah may be the killer's next target. Her relaxing trip to the seaside soon transforms into a harrowing experience, and she must summon all of her strength and investigative expertise to track down the culprit before she becomes the next victim