A shocking murder in a small town. Can the new sheriff catch the killer before he becomes the next victim? Ian Merryweather's biggest dream is to be sheriff. One day, his best friend, Chief Clement Baker is murdered and Ian inherits the job. His first inclination is to refuse the position. He feels guilty getting the cherished position in this way. But who else will dedicate himself to finding the killer if he doesn't? Especially when the State Police have taken the chief's son Barney into custody? Barney swears he's innocent. He lays in the cell, unable to eat, unable to sleep. Can Ian get him cleared before he withers away to nothing?
Used availability for Cindy Davis's Murder Beyond Reason
March 2012 : USA Paperback