Soccer mom Yvette Palmer lives an ordinary life in San Antonio, Texas when a box is delivered to her by mistake, and in taking it to its rightful owner-a crotchety neighbor named Mona who shares her back fence-is drawn into a strange and haunting tale...As Yvette listens to her neighbor's tale, she discovers a shocking connection, but doesn't know whether Mona's come to help or to harm her and her family.
When her son says he and his fiancee want to marry "in the shadow of the Matterhorn," Dotsy Lamb doesn't realize it means she'll be staying in the same remote Swiss chalet as her ex-husband and his new wife. But rather than spoil the young ones' plans, Dotsy puts on a brave face and heads to Switzerland, determined to make the best of it. Then the new wife turns up dead, and Dotsy is suspect number one. To make matters even worse, the police confiscate the passports of the house guests, so the members of the wedding party are now stuck living together.
Nearly a lifetime after a childhood filled with misery and abuse, Gina, now a successful doctor, finds herself thrown back into a terrifying world where her nightmares become far more than just a dream. With the help of an unconventional therapist with secrets of her own, the hunt is on and Gina fights for her life in this harrowing tale of cat and mouse.
"Well Written and Well Voiced"
On the heels of her last mystery, Elisabeth's new patient is more than meets the eye, and unraveling his secrets will throw her team into a desert storm of double agents and religious extremists. All that stands between love and war are two families, two brothers, and two conflicting versions of the truth.
FBI Agent Sophie Bayard survived the Jonestown massacre as a child. Now she carries that memory as she observes a similar religious cult. For two months she steals time to watch over the wilderness compound, to methodically check each camera blind. Admittedly obsessed, compelled to prevent a reoccurrence of Jonestown or what she witnessed with the Branch Davideans at Waco, Sophie intends to stop Father Will before the FBI descends on the compound to usher in another version of Armageddon.
Fear and love guide all life - Laura lives in fear. Laura McCauley, a 33-year-old businesswoman successfully established her life in fashion, opened a series of boutiques, and then sold them for enough money to be comfortable for the remainder of her life. Yet, despite all the trappings of her success, Laura is driven by fear. Through a supernatural experience, she finds strength to end a destructive relationship and begin a new life - one where she can learn how to love herself.
"Stays with you, fast moving"