Murder unsettles the citizens of Stone City, a small town at the base of the Appalachians. It's a crime the town hasn't seen in over twenty years and it's up to Rachel Christie, a struggling private detective, to solve the grisly murder. Rachel survives threats from the Sheriff, anonymous threats on her life and an attempt to kill her before facing the murderer's gun. After six months of struggling and running out of money, she finally has a case. A case that no one wants solved. A case that she must solve or return to the life which gave her nightmares. A stand-alone murder mystery, this is number 1 in the Rachel Christie Mystery detective series.