Did he kill Josie Skerritt? Everyone–including the police–suspected Parker Buchanan of the ten-year-old murder. But Kate Brooks knew the brooding loner couldn't have done it. He was her young son's hero, and Kate had fallen hard for the reclusive author. Town gossips demanded Parker explain the incriminating evidence police found with his initials on it. But Parker couldn't. Kate knew proving his innocence would take all their faith–and fast thinking–combined. Because the real killer was setting them up for a double murder–their own.