Set in the elite foxhunting community of Middleburg, Virginia, this fast-paced mystery, packed with scandal, envy, vengeance, and love, unfolds when Doug Cummings, an attractive and driven lawyer and horseman, realizes that someone is out to kill him when he barely escapes a suspicious accident. With his only known enemy--twisted psychopath Zeb McGraw--behind bars, Doug is forced to ask himself Could someone on the outside be helping McGraw? and Could the culprit be the mysterious cowboy who, almost too miraculously, helped save my horse? Caught in the middle is alluring horsewoman Kendall Waters, recently divorced and battling the demons of her past. As the chilling plot unfolds, Doug struggles to hunt down the would-be killer and end the nightmare, no matter the cost.
Jan Neuharth is an attorney, equestrian consultant, and the founder of Paper Chase Farms, one of the premier equestrian facilities of its kind. She lives in Middleburg, Virginia.