Clay Edison is a deputy coroner. He is reputed to be nosy and tenacious. Those qualities show as he pursues possible perpetrators in a house party that end in violence.
This is a who done it with secondary who done its buried in the main who done it. Multiple story lines provide a complex plot that demands you pay attention. A free range school provides the gist of one of the subplots.
This was an entertaining book with some philosophizing on the nature of education.
I enjoyed it.
This book may have been received free of charge from a publisher or a publicist. That will NEVER have a bearing on my recommendations.