Spine curved/creased, some edgewear/bumping. A clean and bright copy.
"Attorney Nina Reilly needs a fresh start. After three yearsin Lake Tahoe, tackling some of the city's toughest cases, she's ready for a real challenge: sorting out her complex relationship with her boyfriend, Monterey P.I. Paul van Wagoner. So she's heading back to Carmel Valley, a place of dramatic contradictions and hidden tensions. And within days of her arrival, Nina is already feeling the heat. Two fires in one summer have raged through the valley, igniting suspicions of arson. When a third blaze ends in a fatality, the police name a suspest: Wish Whitefeather, Paul's trusted assistant and the son of Nina's ex-assistant, Sandy Whitefeather. Both Nina and Paul are certain Wish is innocent - and as they work together to clear him, more frightening questions are raised. For as the evidence is sifted, another fire is set. And out of the flames a terrifying picture emerges: of a community steeped in secrets and rage, a tangled history between two men, and a killer whose motives are more complex - and chilling - than anyone can imagine."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall