Sun. Sailing. Murder. Just another day in Key West.
Newspaper columnist and hotel owner Rafa Blue hides her sordid Key West past from her boyfriend, shrimper Kane Riley. But after Rafa Blue finds her friend Diego Casterano dead at Vexton's Daiquiri Dock she and Kane are under suspicion of murdering him. Rafa remembers seeing blue rope on Kane's shrimp boat similar to the rope found at the crime scene. Is Kane the guilty one?
Hoping to clear Kane's name, Rafa decides to secretly learn the killer's identity, but the path to answers is a dangerous one. As she investigates her friend's death, she soon finds herself facing Diego's angry son, a couple with everything to lose and a body count that's rising as quickly as the tide.
There's definitely trouble in paradise, and if Rafa isn't careful, her days in the sun may be numbered.