Would you recognize a serial killer if you talked to one every day? Artist Lia Anderson doesn't. Neither do her friends at the Mount Airy Dog Park. But a violent death close to Lia brings Detective Peter Dourson into the tight-knit group and he's convinced someone is t who they seem. As his investigation uncovers secrets, a grieving Lia fights her growing attraction to the laid-back detective and a killer lurks. (approximately 60,000 words)
C. A. Newsome is a writer and painter who lives in Cincinnati with two former street urchins named Shadda and Chewy. She and her tribe can be found every morning at the Mount Airy Dog Park.