"Eliza Tahan, Assistant Editor at J Press, worries she might become the target of a disgruntled author after her boss is murdered and a form rejection letter is found on the scene. Though her boss was the star of the company, it's Eliza that actually makes decisions for the department. And the murderer must have realized his mistake, because Eliza's suddenly a target. Toss in a tragic family history, an absent mother in Botswana, and a sister working for the Department of Homeland Security and stealing the family spotlight...and Eliza can barely hold her life together at a level of normalcy. She's certainly not equipped to be solving murders. As she argues, 'I'm not a detective. I'm a mystery editor. I don't know whodunit until I read the last pages of a manuscript.'..."--p.  of cover.