She had no idea how popular Carol would become. She thought she had written a stand-alone mystery novel. Carol, the publisher, and the public had other ideas. The sixteenth Carol Ashton mystery will be published at the end of 2004. Apart from writing, Clair McNab teaches not-yet-published writers through the UCLA Extension Writers' Program.
TV star Madeline Shipley is being stalked, but is she really the prey of a psychotic fan? Investigating the suicide of businessman Hayden Delray's wife, Carol receives threats that could be meant to lever her off the case. As she becomes more involved, the danger widens to include her family.