Chief of Police, Connie Davenport, hates change and the last few years have proven a testament to her courage. She has endured everything the world can throw at her: the object of a serial killer's obsession - twice, volatile panic attacks, an abandoned FBI career, divorce, a forsaken affair, her mother's cancer and her father's death. Now, as her life settles down and she rekindles that discarded love affair with FBI profiler, William Carlotti, bodies pile up and secrets, once kept - are exposed with deadly repercussions.
After eight months of teaching five-year-olds, kindergarten teacher Liza Wilcox is more than ready for spring break. Try as she might, her frustrating computer refuses to display the correct date. While investigating the date on the internet, the face of a kidnapped child, Jessie McGowan, reminds her of an unresolved trauma in her own life. Would searching for Jessie help heal the hurt and sense of loss Liza feels? Liza reviews the news reports on Jessie's kidnapping. She packs up her dog, Shelby, and spends her break investigating the kidnapping.
Former FBI agent, Connie Davenport, thought being a small town Chief of Police would be just the rest she needed after her horrific ordeal until notes arrive from an obsessed killer and bones float down the Main Street of her town.
Have you ever enjoyed a warm, sugary, scrumptious apple cobbler served in an individual, charming terra-cotta pot? Would you kill for one? Someone has and kindergarten teacher Liza Wilcox is just the woman to solve the crime. With the help of her boyfriend, Sheriff Tom Owens, and her cyber-sidekick, Justin Weaver, (a wheelchair-bound former student) she unravels the mystery behind those delicious apple pots, an eating contest, an abandoned mine, and several deaths.
"Recording is very bad"
Samantha Gerald creed was fly high, fast, and free - take what you want and never look back! And when she died, her spirit continued that legacy as she revealed in experiencing every thrill "life" had to offer through others. When she barges into a San Francisco Homicide Inspector's apartment, she finds a man at the end of his rope. Bolstered by liquid courage, Dodge Benson contemplates the use of his service weapon to end his despair over the tragic loss of his beloved wife.