A COMPELLING DEBUT NOVEL
On a dark summer night walking between her studio and the safety of her secluded house on Cape Cod, sculptress Olivia St. Clair, 72 years old and mysteriously mute, is startled by police officers who arrest her for the murder of her lover, Ezra Handley 32 years earlier in rural South Carolina.
A Cape Cod solo practitioner, battling demons in his own life, reluctantly agrees to defend a stranger.
Bernard Le Roi, Jr.
The prosecutor, conscripted by an ambitious District Attorney, seeks answers from the trial for his interrupted childhood.
Olivia St. Clair
A successful sculptress who cannot speak is charged with murder and arson in rural South Carolina.