The jury is certain and so is the DA's office. They have the murderer and he is safely incarcerated. But then another murder occurs - and they begin to doubt the verdict. Assistant DA Marty Nickerson is an interesting character with moral courage and grit.
Slider is middle-class, middle-aged and passed over for promotion. What a hard life! And how difficult it becomes when he finds a naked female corpse, a priceless violin and some tins of olive oil - and that's just the first mystery in this volume of three.
Page is always a winner! This take-off of college reunion members isolated on desert island with murderer among them continues to puzzle and entertain as more and more layers of the puzzle are revealed. Faith Fairchild is caterer at the event and it's up to her to find the killer before her name comes up on the list.