The murder of a young prostitute worries the community of Castlemere's canal dock, but a second murder throws them into a panic. Against the oppressive urban canal area, Inspector Liz Graham and her assistant, Cal Donovan, get on the case. They find themselves suspecting a traveling preacher new to the town, as well as the recently resurfaced chum of Donovan's long-believed dead. As the pair weigh their theories, a killer stands among the crowds wearing a mask of decency--and waiting to strike again. Martin's Press.