Debut author Cutter Wood presents a provocative story of love and murder – and a searing blend of the documentary and the literary, in the vein of Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood. When a stolen car is recovered on the Gulf Coast of Florida, it sets off a search for a missing women and owner of a motel on Anna Maria Island. With the days passing quickly, her motel is set on fire, her boyfriend flees the county, and detectives begin digging on the beach. Cutter Wood – a guest at the motel in the midst of the search -- is drawn steadily deeper into the case. As his personal investigation advances – an investigation that soon goes well beyond mere facts – he finds himself driven to understand the intimate details of a relationship and how they could lead to murder. Wood presents his book with a reading and discussion, followed by a signing and Q&A.
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