By Francine Mathews
A skeleton is chanced on on a bone-chillingly chilly Siasconset seashore through teenagers taking part in at the windswept sands. Is the useless girl the most recent sufferer of a killer who has already preyed upon 5 girls in Massachusetts? Or may possibly the half-buried corpse be the gorgeous Harvard-educated psychiatrist whose disappearance baffled Nantucket police? And if this is the case, how is that secret associated with the sensational disappearance of the fancy sculptor Ian Markham, who vanished in his boat, A temper Indigo, that same morning, seven years ago?
As the FBI and the media swarm over the island, Nantucket police detective Merry Folger reveals herself stuck within the net of outdated passions and crimes, an internet whose web keeps to ensnare sufferers. For whoever the useless girl can be, her homicide is a loss of life that, like any stunning occasions long ago, has repercussions within the current. lethal repercussions.