Bookstore owner Annie Darling has no time to enjoy the summer fun when a missing person case turns deadly in this mystery in the New York Timesbestselling Death on Demand series. July is a hectic time for Annie and her husband, Max. Sun and scorching temperatures never fail to bring swarms of tourists to their mystery bookstore, Death on Demand, for the latest beach reads. Not to mention the whole island is buzzing with excitement over the upcoming Broward s Rock Fourth of July dance. But afterWesley Hurst's second wifeShell disappears during the fireworks display, Annie and Max take time out of their busy schedule to find the missing woman. Their investigation reveals a twisted tale of blackmail, betrayal, and adultery that takes them from the corridors of the island s lovely inn to a pier lashed by pelting rain, to a gathering on the terrace of a country clubwhere a trap is set for a calculating killer..."