Deputy prosecutor Rayna Manchester is assigned to a hit-and-run case in this fast-paced mystery from a writer renowned for her crisp writing style and cliff hanger chapters. Rayna's well-ordered life is disrupted when she discovers that the defendant in the trial is the son of the man she planned to marry 19 years earlier. With sympathetic characters and details drawn from current events, this novel offers a refreshing, engrossing story that provides insight into human nature.
Sylvia Nobel is the author of Dark Moon Crossing, The Devil's Cradle, A Scent of Jasmine, and Deadly Sanctuary, which won Best Mystery of 1999 from the Arizona Book Publishing Association. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona.