This is author's fifth Cajun murder mystery set in the fictional St. Beatrice Parish. A partial corpse is found in a drainage canal leading to the bayou. Deputy Lamar LeMarr assists Detective Mitch Lanclos in searching for the rest of the body. Deputy Lamar also searches for answers in a hit-and-run, suspecting that these two events are linked. Deputy Lamar also struggles with personal problems at the same time he is working these cases.
Author lives on vintage Acadian farm on fabled Bayou Teche surrounded by wildlife where she stays immersed in Cajun culture. This is Yochim's fifth St. Beatrice Parish murder mystery.