Now, finally, she could see the sun straight through the surface of the water. The water was bright blue, clear and warm from the sun she had t seen in over twenty years. She pushed herself to the surface of the water and prepared to exhale as she discovered ... ice. ...she was under water; free to swim from east to west and to go down as deep as the ocean floor but could t get out because there was ice on the surface. Each year the ice thickened and there was way out. Detective Birkette, had a hard time swallowing that. His wife had gotten out of the water and dripped on him all the way to divorce court! There were maids and diamonds floating around in the Birkette family pool and she got out just fine. Evelyn Malay was 43 years old and perfectly fit...why was she dead?