In a heartbeat, Professor Peter Bristol’s obsessively ordered life is turned completely upside down.
During his weekly walk on the beach, he is helpless to prevent a young woman in a bridal gown from being swept out to the sea.
Was she real? Or was she the product of unresolved grief for his late wife?
As he embarks upon a mission to find the answers, he uncovers a plot of murder and deceit at the university where he teaches—a nexus of evil far deeper and darker than anything he could have imagined.
The woman in the waves was only the beginning.