Cop-turned-struggling p.i., Tamara Hoyle is a hardworking sisterWith bills to pay and a teenage son to raise. So when LincolnStorey — the richest, rudest black man in the county-offers herbig bucks to dig up the dirt on his stepdaughter”s lover, Tamaragladly agrees, even though said lover once broke her heart. Butthen Storey drops dead at his own fancy fundraiser — right beforeTamara”s very eyes. And before she knows it, ties of loyalty andfriendship have dragged her deep into a lethal world of treacheryand dangerous ambitions, where everybody has a nasty littlesecret and is better off With Lincoln Storey dead.
Tamara Hayle, the female, African-American P.I. who made her “valuable debut” (L.A. Times) in the acclaimed When Death Comes Stealing, finds her sleuthing skills put to the ultimate test when her newest and very well-heeled client turns up dead–only hours after he hires her.