Bill Robinson moves to Gloucester after being fired from the Boston police department. He runs an inn and has residents that have their own secrets. They all get along very well and consider each other family. When a drug dealer moves in the area and people are dying, Bill starts his own investigation. After that, people are trying to kill Bill and the residents of the inn. Bill swears he will do whatever he needs to do to put an end to the drugs in his area. This is a very good book from beginning to end.