Everyone knows Jaxon Slater. He's the life-of-the-party guy. He's the fun guy we want to invite to our outdoor barbeques but not to marry our daughters. He is our nephew, the next-door neighbor who drinks too much, a friend of a friend that overdosed on heroin. He's the class clown in high school that was always in trouble from drinking and driving.
Taylor was living an average life - until Butch the bully chased him on his bicycle close to the river and suddenly, the edge of the trail gave away, and both boys found themselves falling into a dark abyss. Moments later, they find themselves in a strange land - alone. They began to search for a way to return home, unaware of the dangers that await them.
Abby Bergstrom is happily engaged to David Neilson; a handsome, rich man, until she finds a deadly secret of his past that causes her to flee his home. As her world starts to crumble around her, she and her young companion, Stevie, run for their lives. Their flight takes them west from Chicago, touching on a past that Abby had kept hidden away. The story climaxes in a small town where Abby had been raised the first 12 years of her life and where she has to confront the ghosts of her past - both dead and alive.
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Suzanne Ponds is very confident in her work as a massage practitioner and other aspects of her life. However, being burnt in love too many times, she steers clear from romantic relationships. Her teenage daughter, Darci, plays matchmaker between her mother and Terry, a handsome younger man, who is very taken with Suzanne. However, Suzanne finds a variety of reasons not to be involved with him. She will need to face the dark secrets of her past and learn how to reach out for an opportunity to love again.