From Rob Thomas, the creator of groundbreaking television series and movie Veronica Mars, comes the first book in a thrilling new mystery series.
years after graduating from high school in Neptune, California,
Veronica Mars is back in the land of sun, sand, crime, and corruption.
She's traded in her law degree for her old private investigating
license, struggling to keep Mars Investigations afloat on the scant cash
earned by catching cheating spouses until she can score her first big
Now it's spring break, and college students descend on Neptune,
transforming the beaches and boardwalks into a frenzied, week-long
rave. When a girl disappears from a party, Veronica is called in to
investigate. But this is not a simple missing person's case. The house
the girl vanished from belongs to a man with serious criminal ties, and
soon Veronica is plunged into a dangerous underworld of drugs and
organized crime. And when a major break in the investigation has a
shocking connection to Veronica's past, the case hits closer to home
than she ever imagined.