Amelia Prentice, a forty-something high school English teacher, regains consciousness after tripping over the corpse of a former student in the public library. Returning to the classroom, she tries to pretend nothing happened. But when it becomes obvious that the victim's death wasn't an accident and Amelia is now a murder suspect, she realizes that her cozy small-town life in New York's Adirondack region will never be the same. Crazy things begin to happen, including the sudden determination of Amelia's old beau to rekindle their romance. And, of course, there's the Lake Champlain Monster . . .
It will take all Amelia's wisdom, humor, and faith to figure out what's going on and embrace the new life that lies ahead. If she survives . . .