Amaryllis, Mississippi is a scrappy little town of strong backbone and
southern hospitality. A brick-paved Main Street, a park, and a legendary
ghost in the local cemetery are all part of its heritage. Everybody
knows everybody in Amaryllis, and gossip wafts on the breeze. Its people
are friendly, its families tight. On the surface Amaryllis seems much
like the flower for which it’s named—bright and fragrant. But the
Amaryllis flower is poison.
In the past three years five unsolved
murders have occurred within the town. All the victims were women, and
all were killed in similar fashion in their own homes. And just two
nights ago—a sixth murder.
Clearly a killer lives among the good
citizens of Amaryllis. And now three terrified women are sure they know
who he is—someone they love. None is aware of the others’ suspicions. Each must make the heartrending choice to bring the killer down—but
each woman suspects a different man …