Nominated for both an Agatha and an Anthony Award, Susan
Wittig Albert’s novels featuring ex-lawyer and herb-shop
proprietor China Bayles have won acclaim for their rich
characterization and witty, suspenseful stories of crime and
passion in small-town Texas.
Now, when China’s friend Jo dies of an apparent suicide,
China looks behind the quaint façade of Pecan Springs and
takes a suspicious look at everyone. And though she finds
lots of friendly faces, China is sure that one of them hides
the heart of a killer.