...the loves and losses of three best friends amidst beautiful northern pines, white sandy beaches and red rock cliffs. Barb Dimich presents the heart-gripping Apostle Islands Trilogy set along Lake Superior's South Shores. With a lifetime pact, Katharine, Michelle and Nicole reunite to learn their private obstacles are connected to a rash of serial killings. One by one, each will rediscover the true meaning of friendship. uperior's Jewel A dauntless street sergeant with the Minneapolis Police Department, Kat LeNoir possesses courage and confidence...until shooting and killing a man in the line of duty. A second near death encounter on a hot city night depletes her ability to serve the citizens or command her patrol any longer. Emptied of life, fearful of failure, there's only one option-Kat resigns. Returning home, she is rapidly immersed in the crosscurrents of the town's first murder and a persistent homicide detective seeking a killer in the shattered island peace. Someone has been killing sixteen-year-old girls for two years. It's clear nothing will stand in the detective's way of catching the crazed killer-especially a woman cop who couldn't hack it. The detective's determination will either salvage or destroy what's left of Kat's pride.