When Fulton White decides to tear down most of the town square of Waterville, Tennesse, he makes a lot of enemies, including his wife Katherine, who plans on opening a studio for her newest discovery, artist Brent Dare. The town’s homeless shelter is also targeted for demolition. But an agreement between husband and wife soon takes a twist and leads to murder. Can an attorney fresh out of law school and a plucky detective prove who really murdered Fulton, or will an innocent girl be sentenced for being a victim. The plot turns even further when the truth about Mr. Dare’s artwork is revealed. Waterville gives an inside look at small town politics in the South. Corruption, blackmail, adultery and murder are used by the powerful to get what they want. Be careful who you cross in the Southern politics, the results can lead to murder.