Military veteran Nathan Perry moves back to his hometown of Mystic, Massachusetts when he is hired as their new police detective. Reacquainting himself with a few old friends, he finds that his high school sweetheart, Dana Tyler, is now the lead reporter for the local newspaper.
Before his new job is made permanent, he must find who is breaking into homes on Mano Island, an affluent community in Mystic, including the murderer of one of the homeowners.
With a killer loose on the streets, the Mayor Robert Newcomb and Police Chief Paul Cabot expect Nathan to solve the murder fast. He doesn't like politics, but soon discovers he may have to play the game to earn his job permanently.
Homecoming to Murder is the first Nathan Perry Mystery!