Eighteen months ago, Divinity Parker mysteriously disappeared from her school playground. Everyone, including the FBI, believes her to have been killed or trafficked. A resident of a Georgia town insists she knows where the missing girl is. Though Forrest Spencer and his law colleagues are dubious about this claim, Divinity's mother tasks them with the identification and recovery of her daughter. They find the child alive and thriving. What troubles Spencer and his team is why Divinity, only one and a half years gone, wishes so vehemently to remain distant from her California home.
"Gerald Neufeld at his best!"
When bodies of dismembered managers turn up as superstore displays, reporter Hillary Broome's articles on the grisly murders catapult her byline from California into the national limelight and threaten to expose a shameful secret that could ruin her career-as well as bring her to the crazed killer's attention.
"A most engaging mystery!"
When a powerful California developer collapses at a funeral, Hillary Broome's caught in a network of jealousy, greed and secrets that could topple financial institutions and destroy families. In the midst of deciding whether to elope with detective Ed Kiffin, she's forced to investigate suspected foul play from disgruntled home-owners, mortgage bankers, and family members spiraling downward into homicidal madness that puts other lives in danger, as well.
"There's a bit more romance than mystery"
Danny is a struggling singer willing to do almost anything to get a little exposure and keep food on the table. So she doesn't think twice about traveling to the middle of nowhere to perform a gig. When she's stranded at an abandoned airport, however, she finds herself exposed to a sinister creature with a hunger for something only she can provide.