April has hit New Haven, Connecticut, bringing with it something less fragrant than May flowers: an unidentified body in the harbor. The strange fact that there were bee stings on the floater gives New Haven Herald police reporter Annie Seymour an intriguing excuse to put her profile of the new police chief on hold—although the piece does become a lot more interesting when the subject is gunned down.
And this is only the beginning of a killer exposé. As she connects the dots between the John Doe, the police chief, and the city’s struggling immigrant population, Annie draws a line between herself and someone who doesn’t want her to learn the truth or live to report it.
Karen E. Olson is the author of the bestselling Annie Seymour, Tattoo Shop Mystery, and Black Hat Thriller series. Her first novel, Sacred Cows, won her the Sara Ann Freed Memorial Award for best debut mystery in 2005. She was… More about Karen E. Olson