The first book in a brand new series featuring New York
Times bestselling author Denise Swanson's beloved Scumble
River setting and characters, Dead in the Water is a
gripping mystery that won't let you go until you've
turned the last page.
A twister, a kidnapping, and a murder―oh my! Scumble
River may never be the same.
For school psychologist Skye Denison, there's certainly
no place like home. When a violent tornado devastates her
small hometown of Scumble River, she can't see how the
community will ever recover―especially since town
councilman Zeke Lyons appears to have perished in the
But things get even worse for Skye when her police chief
husband, Wally, disappears in the midst of investigating
Zeke's death, and evidence arises pointing to foul play.
Did Zeke really die in the storm, or was he murdered? And
could Wally be next on the criminal's hit list?