Synopses & Reviews
Although crime is her business, private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney is shaken by the sight of a young woman found smothered to death in the red mud of a Mississippi cotton field. It turns out she wrote a tell-all bestseller, and there are plenty of people whose dirty laundry she aired that might have wanted her dead, starting with her outraged family. When a suspect is arrested, Sarah Booth and her partner Tinkie are hired to investigate, but their interviews only raise more questions and more doubts... and more suspects.
When Quentin McGee is found dead in a cotton field, the town is convinced she was murdered by her lover. But when private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney begins her search for the true guilty party on behalf of the main suspect's brother, the list of suspects grows longer and longer, thanks to the revealing expose Quentin penned before her death. Sarah finds herself wading through the gossip, the conjecture, and the outright lies to uncover the hidden truth behind the murder.