The priceless Satterthwaite Desk has found its way to the island of Jersey and is on display at the local museum. This valuable antique is rich with history, exquisitely crafted, and hides a secret that could destroy the lives of powerful politicians and prominent citizens alike.
When a dead body turns up on the museum’s grounds, a turbulent family drama becomes an official police inquiry. Detective Inspector Graham, along with his recently lauded investigative team, must untangle the mystery. But the trail of scandal and deceit soon spills out of the museum, and leads into the darkest corners of the island and beyond.
Can Inspector Graham and his team solve a crime that seems to have no motive, and no suspects? To bring the killer to justice, they’ll have to piece together a secret that the elite will do anything to hide…
Alison Golden is a writer, blogger, and mother of two. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and twin sons.