CBA best-selling author Paul Robertson enthralls millions with his own distinct brand of suspense that has been called “Grisham-like". As 1870 Europe lurches toward war, one man could turn the tide. But with his wife’s mysterious death, he’s thrust into a web of deceit, political intrigue, and murder that could destroy him, his children, and a nation.
When New England's premier powerbroker dies, his 28-year-old son, Jason, is surprised to find he is the sole heir. At first, Jason angrily rejects this billion-dollar bequest. But he's gradually seduced by the very power and prestige he despises. When he finally starts to right past wrongs, however, a series of murders sends him fleeing for his life.
Paul Robertson's debut novel The Heir garnered critical praise as a "Grisham-like tale of intrigue and murder" (Booklist). Told from five diverse viewpoints, Road to Nowhere spins gripping suspense into a mysterious whodunit as a small mountain town wrangles over a road that could change its future forever.
"A story to nowhere"
For young Leonhard Euler, the Bernoulli family have been more than just friends. Master Johann has been a demanding mentor, and his sons have been Leonhard's allies and companions. But it is also a family torn by jealousy and distrust. Father and sons are engaged in a ruthless competition for prestige among the mathematical elites of Europe, especially the greatest prize: the Chair of Mathematics at the University of Basel, which Johann holds and his sons want. And now, their aspirations may have turned deadly.
For years, Wardsville, North Carolina, sat nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, a peaceful small town. The kind of place where neighbors care for each other. But that's until unexpected funding arrives to build a road into town. Suddenly, this quiet town becomes torn in two, with everybody looking first to their own interests, and somebody willing to commit murder to make sure things go his or her way.