Marla Mesconti, amateur sleuth and top-notch horse trainer, has stepped into it deep. While attempting to help the Manchester Mounted Police Department find an appropriate horse for their program, she inadvertently becomes the prime suspect in a murder. Her friend, Jay, comes along to help her confront the bait-and-switch dealer. When Marla gets in over her head, Jay calls in her long-time friend Rick Wassel from New York City to help. As the mystery unfolds from the hills of New Hampshire to the forests of New York, Marla and her crew help solve the murder and uncover the real identity of the horse that was purchased by the Department. Rick and Marla's budding romance takes a step up in this second book of the Marla Mesconti Mystery Series. Be sure to read Ritzforg 127, book #1, to get to know and love the characters of these twisty mysteries.