I'll say it was always dark. I never saw your face.' 'Is that a promise? Are you going to keep your word, if I trust you?' 'YES!' Will Booker stood up. 'You know , I think I believe you , Missy. Just so you believe me...' The gunshot came as a surprise. Missy heard the echo crackling back from the trees as she was gasping at the incredible pain in her cheat. She tasted mud, her scream strangling in her throat. The next bullet jolted her, hitting below the ribs. She heard the second echo from the trees. She saw the smoke rising oddly from Will's jacket pocket. Ten years ago, sleepy Shiloh Springs was shaken as five teenagers were clubbed and shot to death and a sixth left for dead. But now the killer's conviction has been overturned after allegations that his rights were violated on his arrest.