When Winnetka Library Director Barbara Aron falls to her death on the basement stairs, everyone assumes it’s a tragic accident. Everyone, that is, except Julia Fairbanks, the daughter of Barbara’s best friend. Troubled by a pair of voice-mails Barbara left behind, Julia starts to poke around. What she finds is a mystery that reaches back 20 years … but threatens her mother and herself in the here and now.
This is a novella of 20,000 words.