'My favourite American crime-writer' New York Herald Tribune
Vic Varallo and the Glendale P.D. are startled by the latest addition to their team: a woman detective no less, and a very smart one at that. Delia Riordan soon makes her mark with enthusiasm, flair and a capacity for sheer hard work.
And Riordan soon takes centre stage in the investigation of the killing of Mrs Endicott, the pastor's mother. The pastor has confessed, in an attempt to protect his wife who believes she is the killer, and it will take all of Riordan's womanly intuition to get to the bottom of this mystery.