During the Prohibition Era, moonshine operations flourished along the creeks that fed the Intracoastal Waterway. So Ashley Wilkes, historic preservationist, is not surprised to learn that the hunting lodge she is restoring once housed an operational still. But what she discovers under a small mountain of moonshine bottles is both surprising and shocking. Meanwhile, Melanie's boyfriends are turning up dead. Is she loving them to death? The police think so. Thanksgiving weekend finds Ashley and Melanie sailing in the annual Holiday Flotilla. But are those popping noises they hear fireworks or gunfire?
"Best mystery series portraying Wilmington NC" -- Spirit, Southwest Airlines Magazine
"Hunter's fascination with historic Wilmington is evident in the rich descriptions, and her list of murder suspects will keep the reader guessing until the end." -- Our State Magazine
"Hunter sets her historical preservationist sleuth Ashley Wilkes on another agreeably diverting mission in Murder on the ICW." -- Raleigh News & Observer