By Margaret Maron

Whilst Jake Honeycutt died in a searching coincidence, his spouse, Kate, was hoping that relocating to his kinfolk farm in Colleton County, North Carolina could aid heal her grief and supply a house for his or her unborn baby. during this close-knit Southern neighborhood, Kate will observe that she continues to be greatly a Yankee outsider--and that Jake's loss of life used to be no coincidence.

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Los Angeles or Mexico or even Vail I could understand, but here? I had the impression that Elaine and Gordon thought this part of the country too dull. ” Miss Emily asked tartly. “They were like a pair of hummingbirds the way they darted in and out. ” “Well, he’s settled in to stay now,” said Bessie. Like many large black families of the new South, Bessie’s embraced a wide economic spectrum. She was proud of her sons who owned their own small businesses or farms, tending with sophisticated machinery lands which had once required the labor of slaves and sharecroppers; of the granddaughter who taught at Duke; of the nephew who was a chemist out at the Research Triangle.

I’m not sure,” Kate said slowly. ” Kate shook her head. ” “Mama? ” Both shook their heads, too. “Mrs. ” “No, of course not. We’ve only lived here a few months. Tom’s in school most of the time. There hasn’t been time to meet hardly anyone and besides—” The girl seemed to hear herself chattering and clamped her tongue. “I’m sorry,” she said stiffly. ” Sally Whitley looked scared and so very, very young that Kate took pity on her. “You’re probably worried about Mary Pat, too,” she said. Sally Whitley nodded gratefully.

CHAPTER 1 Kate Honeycutt stepped into the yard and resisted an impulse to slam the kitchen door. “I will not give him the satisfaction,” she thought angrily, passing under bare-branched crepe myrtles which lined the path to the old packhouse. Lacy had known she was coming, yet Kate had arrived at the farm just after midnight last night, cold and exhausted from the long drive—a drive her obstetrician had disapproved of—to find the farmhouse dark and chill with only a small fire dying in the kitchen stove.

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