A career politician investigates the suspicious death of her niece in this "stirring and evocative thriller" set in the Scottish Highlands (T.F. Muir, author of the DCI Andy Gilchrist series).
As Chief of Staff for the Progressive Alliance, Juliet MacGillivray is used to wielding influence and getting answers. But when her beloved niece Beth is found dead at her family's Scottish Highlands castle, Juliet is suddenly powerless in the face of her grief. Worse, her doubts over the coroner's report of suicide fall on deaf ears.
Traveling back to the remote coastal home, Juliet delves deep into the investigation. As her personal and professional lives collide, she unwittingly finds herself pitted against dangerous individuals who seem intent on silencing her. In order to expose the truth behind her niece's death,Juliet must face the fact that nobody in her life is who she previously thought them to beincluding herself.