Plenty of people saw the girl and her broken down Mercedes, parked on the hard shoulder of the highway, but no one stopped - except her murderer. Sheriff's deputy Rhonda Swift of one of the ones who drove by, but her conscience is still troubled by the mass murders in Cascada Canyon, 13 years ago.
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Marcia Muller's Sharon McCone series has been translated into eight languages and there are 2 million copies in print. Recipient of the Private Eye Writers of America Life Achievement Award, she lives in northern California. The Women's Press has 16 Marcia Muller titles in print, including Listen to the Silence, A Wild and Lonely Place and Ask the Cards a Question.