Featuring: Rhoda Swift
Add to Wish List
Mystery Woman Sleuth | Mystery Hard Boiled
Rhoda Swift, Sheriff's Deputy in California's Soledad
County, lives with her haunting dreams of an unsolved mass
murder thirteen years earlier. In a remote spot on the
rocky Pacific coast two families were found riddled with
bullets. Two children lay among the dead. And rookie Rhoda
Swift was first at the scene. Unjustly blamed for losing
the blood samples that might have cracked the case, Rhoda
watched her reputation and marriage crumble. It's taken
her all this time to prove herself a damn good cop. But
another death is about to shake Rhoda's world. The body of
a young woman, pretty in a way that says trouble, is found
in the sea off Point Deception. Coming almost on the
anniversary of the massacre, the new killing revives a
community's fears and suspicions that a monster still
walks among them. Further stirring the brew is Guy
Newberry, a bestselling New York author and journalist
determined to write about the unsolved crime and its dark
Soon Newberry's digging is dividing a town between those
who want the truth and those who want to forget it. Like
an incendiary device, the new Point Deception murder is
inflaming memories and strong feelings for both Rhoda and
Newberry, a man with secrets of his own. They cautiously
join forces during the investigation, sharing leads and
What they are about to uncover will cut close to the bone
for Deputy Sheriff Rhoda Swift, testing her as a cop and a
woman...and forcing her to face how far she is willing to
go for justice. Or for love.
No comments posted.
Registered users may leave comments.
Log in or register now!