Lily Bard is starting over again. She's disguised herself as much as she can, cutting her hair short and wearing baggy clothes, and she's moved to Shakespeare, Arkansas, where, working as a cleaning lady, she can sweep away the secrets of her dark, violent past. But Shakespeare is not the peaceful little community Lily had hoped for, and her idea of just fading into the background looks like it's doomed right from the beginning, when she discovers the dead body of her landlord ...Before long, everyone is going to know Lily Bard's name.
Charlaine Harris is the author of several NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series. She is married, with children, and lives in Arkansas.