Martha Burgess, an icon of the early environmental movement, has come out of seclusion to promote her upcoming memoir. It’s expected to shake eco-politics to their roots.
So when she’s shot dead at an exclusive island resort just before the event, it’s a shock but not a surprise.
There are so many twists to the crime, Inspector Heron of the local police has to hang up his surfboard indefinitely to unravel the truth.
Malice against Martha is as widespread as global warming, but Heron is convinced that the secrets, lies and intrigues of the island – hazardous as its deep woods and rocky beaches – hold the answer.
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