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New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson delivers the suspenseful
story of a woman with shocking secrets who is drawn into a journalist's
web and an obsession that could destroy her. In the chill of an Oregon
Night, a man plunges to his death. Another vanishes without a trace. A
third drowns in the murky waters of a quiet lake. Alone in the dark, a
ruthless killer is certain that every loose end has been cut, every
enemy silenced except one. It's been sixteen years since Claire St. John
fled in terror from her family's home on Lake Arrowhead. Sixteen years
since her fiance's tragic death and the shocking secret she promised
never to reveal to anyone. But that was before journalist Kane Moran
began probing the mystery of that horrible night, turning a light on the
darkest corners of Claire's life, exposing her once again to a
cold-blooded murderer's vicious fury. Now, as Claire returns home to
face a past she's tried to forget, another body is unearthed, revealing
the twisted nature of a killer who is ready at last to make Claire pay
the ultimate price!
About the Author
Lisa Jackson has been writing romantic fiction for fifteen years. Over
sixty of her books have been published and reprinted in more than a
dozen foreign languages. A single mother, she is a native of Oregon,
where she still resides with her two teenage sons. Lisa is often asked
what is the key to her success, and her unfailing answer is a keen
imagination, incredible friends, loving family, and always, loads of
laughter. As Oscar Wilde is purported to have said, "Life is too
important to be taken seriously."
Sixteen years ago someone killed Harley Taggert and the perpetrator has
never been found. Dutch Holland bribed local law force because he
believed one of his daughters killed Harley though he wasn't sure which
The book starts off with Dutch Holland running for Governor and wants
all family secrets out in the open. He calls his three adult daughters
DA lawyer Miranda, Claire divorced mother of two and rebellious Tessa
back home to ask them who killed Harley Taggert? Dutch hires private
detective Frank Petrillo to investigate the crime just as local bad boy
journalist Kane Morgan comes home to write a book about Harley's murder.
Claire was involved with Harley in her teens though he was two-timing
her with his ex-girlfriend. She finally realized she was in love with
Kane and after one night of passion he left for the Army. She has her
own little dark secret which she has to deal with. Besides her ex is a
pervert and loves young girls (he was sleeping with his step-son's
girlfriend which he happened to walk in on them doing the mamba).
Kane fell for Claire hard and it was a case of the bad boy and the
princess. He wants to get back at Dutch for ruining his life by writing
a book about Harley's murder but his love for Claire means more to him
then his revenge. He only wants to protect her and her family.
This book is very complex full of lies, backstabbing, etc. with four
engaging characters while others will sicken you. The book jumps back
in time to 1980 with a summer full of mysterious deaths to 1996.
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