- 2016 INDIES Winner
- Honorable Mention, True Crime (Adult Nonfiction)
On a cold November night in 1936, the body of beautiful businesswoman Verna Garr Taylor is found in a ditch along a lonely highway in rural Kentucky. Verna has been shot through the heart, and her fiancé, former lieutenant governor and brigadier general Henry Denhardt insists she committed suicide. But the clues left behind point to murder, and General Denhardt quickly becomes the target of investigators.