Socialite Jo Slater is back in Jane Stanton-Hitchcock's follow up to 'SOCIAL CRIMES' and after falling from grace Jo once again reigns supreme over New York's social scene. However, once again Jo finds that someone else is vying for her spot amongst the social elite. This time it is the wife of missing billionaire Russell Cole.
On a trip to Barbados to attend his goddaughters wedding Russell Cole goes missing from his palatial yacht. Not wanting to declare him dead, wife, Carla uses Russell's abundant resources to climb her way up the exclusive social ladder. However, many of New York's social elite are not to happy about this, topping that list are Russell Cole's ex-wife and daughter, not to mention our heroine Jo Slater to whom it seems that Carla's rise to the top requires dethroning Jo herself.
As the pieces of the mystery of Russell's disappearance begin to come together Jo finds herself in a familiar situation where she is forced to fight against blackmail, murder, lies, deceit and social climbing. Jane Stanton-Hitchcock once again weaves an intriguing and glamorous mystery that is as engaging as it is fun to read!