Sandra Brown keeps readers turning pages with an explosive tale of a long-ago crime and the victim's plan for revenge... When New York publisher Maris Matherly Reed receives a tantalizing manuscript from someone identified only as P.M.E, its blockbuster potential - and perhaps something else - compels her to meet its author. On an eerie, ruined cotton plantation on a remote Georgia island she finds Parker Evans, a man concealing his identity and his past. Maris is drawn into his tale of two young friends and a deadly betrayal...and to Parker himself. But there's something especially chilling about this novel, its possible connection to Maris's own life, and the real-life character who uses her, or anyone, to get what he wants.