The fourth book in the series featuring Virginia Homicide Investigator Lucinda Pierce.
A missing elderly man shows up dead on his son's front porch, his pockets full of acorns. Pierce isn't certain if she's investigating a murder or one of the strangest natural deaths she's ever encountered. The investigation brings her into contact with the adult children of people with dementia and leads her to a strange remote wonderland. When the missing are found, often questions remain.
About the author: Diane Fanning is the author of the Edgar Award finalist Written in Blood: A True Story of Murder and a Deadly 16-Year-Old Secret That Tore a Family Apart. Her other works of true crime include the bestseller Mommy's Little Girl, A Poisoned Passion, ThePastor's Wife, Gone Forever, and Through the Window. She isalso the author of the Lucinda Pierce Mysteries: The Trophy Exchange,Punish the Deed, Mistaken Identity, Twisted Reason, and FalseFront. She has been featured on 48 Hours, 20/20, Court TV, the Today Show and the Discovery Channel, and has been interviewed on dozens of radiostations coast to coast. Her books are sold throughout the English-speaking world, including the UK and Australia, and there are more than half a million copies in print. Before becoming a writer, Fanning worked in advertising, and she earned more than 70 Addy Awards.