( The Murder Of Nathaniel Ryeburn )
Principal Emily Taylor feels safe in the friendly little town of Burchill – until she finds a body in her school. The murder of caretaker Nathaniel Ryeburn brings back memories she’d forget and plunges Emily into a mystery that involves a secret diary, an illegal puppy mill and a murder innocently disguised as an ordinary citizen .
As fear rips through the traumatized town, Emily’s investigation inadvertently leads the police to her door, and to her husband Langford, who is hiding a secret of his own.
It becomes clear to Emily that many of Burchill’s residents merely wearing masks. And it’s time for those masks to ripped away … and for a killer’s identity be revealed.