The DC Killer is hiding... in the White House. Jerold Robbins is the handsome, rich president of the United States, and a serial killer. Eighteen women have been found floating in the Potomac, their bodies slashed and weighted down with concrete blocks. Then the killing stops. Law enforcement speculates the killer is dead or incarcerated. The secret service has no idea they are protecting a monster. In office, Robbins establishes a network of assassins killing individuals across America.
Pastoring his small church in Apple Valley, Arkansas, Adam considers the entire valley his congregation. Friends and neighbors all respect him as a man of God. He is content to stay here laboring for the Lord for the rest of his life. Then he receives a telegram inviting him to become pastor of the largest church in Chicago.
If you're like me, you love the season of Christmas: the festive atmosphere, the trees, the gifts, the feasting, the songs. People seem to be kinder to each other, and there are gatherings with family and friends. However, there is a danger. We can become so wrapped up in the celebration that we forget the true meaning of Christmas - that Christ came to provide for us eternal life, and the babe in the manger was just a prelude to the Savior on the cross.
Taylor Jackson is a moonshiner, a father and a serial killer. In a jealous rage, he murders his wife in front of their eight-year-old son, Globe, then replaces her with another and another. None of them meet his standards. To Globe they are temporary mothers. He can visit their graves in the pasture, but he dares not love them. His father kills everything Globe loves. Taylor is arrested and escapes. He vows to kill the only witness to his crimes - his son.
Twenty-five years ago, a woman in the college David attended disappeared. Two weeks later, her body was discovered in a shallow grave in the woods behind the campus. For weeks, David was the number one suspect, the case is still open. David is terrified, his past is about to catch up with him; the secret he kept buried over the years as he built his ministry is about to be revealed.
As a child, Max Furman is abused at the hands of his mother. Numerous times, she tells him she should have smothered him when he was an infant. He is unloved and unwanted. The abuse and neglect deadens his heart. When his sister Katie is born his mother dotes on her the love he craves. His hatred for his mother peaks one afternoon when he is fourteen. As Katie is sleeping, he smothers her. His sister becomes his first kill.