The dead woman on a cold slab in the Arizona morgue was a
talented artist recently arrived from the West Coast. The
Washington State Attorney General's office thinks this
investigation is too big for a small-town female law
officer to handle, so they're sending Sheriff Joanna Brady
some unwanted help -- a seasoned detective named Beaumont.
Sheriff Brady resents his intrusion, and Bisbee, Arizona,
with its ghosts and memories, is the last place J.P.
Beaumont wants to be. But the twisting desert road they
must reluctantly travel together is leading them into a
very deadly nest of rattlers. And if they hope to survive,
suddenly trust is the only option they have left ...