In a small town south-east of Boston, a young nanny awaits trial for murder.
The evidence – and the media – is against her, but Abby Jones swears she is innocent. Defence attorney Heather Baxter believes Abby is telling the truth, but convincing a jury will not be easy. And she knows that in a place like Corham, where her own mother’s murder remains unsolved, justice isn’t always served.
As the lawyer starts to dig deeper into Abby’s case, Heather soon realises there may be a link to the shadows of her own past — and those involved will stop at nothing to keep their secrets buried … ‘A gripping courtroom drama with a courageous new heroine in Heather Baxter. Pacy, tightly plotted and full of suspense.