Women detectives--Fiction; Murder--Investigation--Fiction; Murder--Investigation--Fiction; Police--Georgia--Fiction; Female friendship--Fiction; City and town life--Fiction; Georgia--Fiction; Detective and mystery fiction
Presley DeGraff is a young woman on the run. With nothing but the clothes on her back, her escape from the ruthless manipulations of her former fiancé leaves her with little time to hide. There is only one person to whom she can turn, only one place she may be safe…
Haggerty, Georgia, is known for its Southern hospitality and quirky inhabitants. For Presley, her Aunt Violet’s home in the tiny town is a lifesaving haven. Her aunt, along with a cast of delightful friends and neighbors, warmly welcomes her. For the first time in so long, she feels hope a hope that hinges on hiding her past.
But the dreams of solitude that she had envisioned quickly fade when a disturbing discovery is made in her aunt,s backyard: a human skeleton. At the first hint of crime, Haggerty’s own amateur sleuth, Miss Eugenia, is on the case.
Along with handsome Haggerty resident Mac and sprightly ninety-nine-year-old Loralee, Presley is quickly drawn into a mystery spanning generations of Haggerty’s history. But when news coverage of the investigation digs up Presley’s own secrets, it s up to her new friends to come to her aid, by whatever means necessary.