Detective Jo Turlough gets a call she never expected. A quiet, unassuming man, smothered to death by the wanton loins of a woman in Fort Worth, Texas. As if that’s not enough, the perpetrator strikes again. And again. Jo scrambles to unravel the identity of the killer dubbed The Queen of Cowtown, all the while struggling with feelings and memories that the case brings up from parts of her subconscious she never guessed at, casting her own relationship with her unsuspecting boyfriend in a new light. On the trail of the elusive, voracious vixen, Jo’s life is turned upside down as discoveries are made which shake her to the core, and open doors of possibility she never dreamed of.
From Anna Bardin, author of The Garden, The Bad Things, and Go Big or Go Home, and introducing the suspenseful prose of Malcolm Wayne, we invite you into a world of forbidden cravings. How far will you go to get what you need?