Houston homicide detective Roland March was once one of the best. Now he's disillusioned, cynical, and on his way out. His superiors farm him out on a variety of punishment details until an unexpected break gives March one last chance to save his career. And his humanity. All he has to do? Find the missing teenage daughter of a Houston evangelist that every cop in town is already looking for. But March has an inside track: a multiple murder nobody else thinks is connected. Battling a new partner, an old nemesis, and the demons of his past, getting to the truth could cost March everything.
"Great murder mystery, but why all the preaching?"
Christy Award-winning author Deeanne Gist and J. Mark Bertrand team up for a romantic crime mystery. Dogwalker Rylee Monroe believes she’s being stalked by a serial thief who is targeting a wealthy Charleston community. Reporter Logan Woods covers the break-ins, hoping to pen a true-crime blockbuster. But as danger draws closer, will Logan chase the story, the villain, or the beguiling Rylee?
It’s Christmas in Houston, and homicide detective Roland March is on the hunt for a killer. A young woman’s brutal stabbing in an affluent neighborhood bears all the hallmarks of a serial murder. The only problem is that March sent the murderer to prison 10 years ago. Is it a copycat - or did March convict the wrong man? Alienated from his colleagues, and with a growing rift in his marriage, March receives a series of taunting messages from the killer. The bodies pile up, the pressure builds, and the violence reaches too close to home.
"So Much Tension… Whew!"