She survived a horrific childhood in the swamplands of Louisiana only to wind up trapped in a bitter, loveless marriage. Determined to find her independence Bonnie June decides to write a book. Using her position as a young chef in New Orleans to blend in with the community she embarks on a killing spree, by means of witchcraft, and uses details of the murders as fodder for a realistic crime novel.
A homicide detective’s interest in her goes beyond a string of unsolved murders. BJ can’t allow him to get too close. Under the guise of a book signing tour for her debut crime novel, she makes monthly trips to twelve specific cities around the country in order to gather enough real-life material to write a spin-off series.
After taking monthly trips to areas of interest under the pretense of a book signing tour, BJ Donovan is finally coming home. But to what end? Did she find the freedom she seeks? Or will she spend the rest of her life paying a debt she never owed?