Tragedy swallows an idyllic small town when a boy is found dead atop the local lighthouse. While hunting for the killer, a young detective who harbors her own destructive secret discovers a threat that could unravel the very fabric of reality.
After the death of her mother, a nine year-old girl crafts a near-magical immersive soft sculpture from her late mother’s things that challenges not only her father’s struggle with life and loss but the post-modernist art world’s as well.
I love mysteries, especially when they involve a key and a locked box. Ricky crafts a compelling opening to this novel around a desk and an emotional connection around it that instantly leaves you wanting to read more.