" This is the eighth book in a series, yet in addition to laying out a cracking good mystery, the author takes the time to subtly fill in the characters’ pasts and important events from earlier books, so that at no time did I feel I was missing something. This is difficult to do, and not a lot of writers bother to do it. This alone deserves recognition. But there’s a lot more to enjoy here, as well. The main characters’ relationship, for one thing — eight books old, but still fresh, loving, and interesting. The writing is crisp and clear. And the plot is structured well, too. Great job, author! I’ll be looking forward to starting the series from the beginning."
The wolf has returned.
Ari is reluctant when she's summoned to Seattle's Millionaire's Row by Vivian Burroughs, given their history with rich clients, but the money is too good to refuse. Vivian reveals that she's dying, and fears one of her four children might attempt to steal a valuable tapestry hanging in her house. She plans to lock the room where it hangs and leave the key with Ari until the will is read. The job seems simple enough until the day arrives and the room is unlocked to reveal the tapestry has vanished. Now Ari has to stay on the case to figure out not only which of the heirs is responsible for taking the artwork, but how they managed to get it out of a locked room.
With time running out before all her suspects leave town, Ari has to figure out who took the priceless tapestry and how they did it, while also facing an outside force which may do the unthinkable and come between her and Dale.
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