A New York Times Bestselling Author -- Detective D. D. Warren is hard to surprise. But a lone woman outside D. D. 's latest crime scene shocks her with a remarkable proposition: Twenty-seven-year-old Charlene Rosalind Carter Grant believes she'll be killed in four days. And she wants Boston's top detective to handle the murder investigation. Each year at 8 p. m. on February 21, one of her childhood best friends has died. Charlene's the last one -- but she's not going down without a fight.