Driven and successful, Avery Rich can’t wait to start her new job as a detective. But she is soon forced to keep her investigation “off the record” and gets paired with an unusual consultant. The world of crime and conspiracy takes on a dangerous edge as she finds herself dealing with kidnapped bankers, high stakes cover ups, and criminals who are determined to keep her quiet.
To save herself from the unthinkable, she must sort out the conspiracy from the crime and find out who she can trust to finish the case before they can derail her investigation, permanently!
New identity – new case – same danger. It was supposed to be Avery’s break from it all.
Smithville has always been a quiet sleepy town. Three arsons later, Avery realizes she is playing with fire, and it isn’t just the arsons.
But Avery can’t even outrun the reach of her last case. In a deadly game of cat and mouse, full of cover-ups, near-misses, and even murder, she must race against her past for a chance to get to the clues before they’re contaminated.
Avery thought her career was the worst of her worries, but now her life is on the line. Can Avery solve this arson case, or will she be the next thing that goes up in smoke?