Sergeant Edmund Jones died saving the life of Captain Rick Carnes. His last request: “Please, Captain, help my family. They’ve got troubles.”
Rick Carnes musters out of the US Army a few weeks later. Determined to keep that promise, he heads for Angels Camp, California. A town the chief of police calls Peyton Place West.
In this twisty cozy mystery, Rick uncovers the real story behind the Jones’ family troubles, solves a murder, and makes new friends. Along the way, he may have found the woman of his dreams and perhaps a new career.