Virtue FallsBook - 2015
Blockbuster bestselling author Christina Dodd delivers a novel that will leave readers breathlessly turning the pages in this "truly stunning work of mystery, danger, and romance" ( RT Book Reviews ).
Twenty-three years ago, in the coastal town of Virtue Falls, Washington, four-year-old Elizabeth Banner witnessed her mother's brutal murder. Elizabeth's father was convicted of killing Misty and sentenced to prison, and Elizabeth was sent to live with relatives. Now she is back in Virtue Falls, a geologist like her father, her life guided by logic and facts. But nothing can help her through the chaos that follows the return of her ex-husband, Garik Jacobsen, an FBI agent on probation and tortured by the guilt of his past deeds. Nor can it help her deal with her father, now stricken with Alzheimer's and haunted by Misty's ghost...
"Intense and suspenseful, with touches of romance, humor and mysticism."- Kirkus Reviews
When a massive earthquake reveals long-concealed secrets, Elizabeth soon discovers her father is innocent. Is the killer still at large, stalking ever closer to the one witness to Misty's murder? To Elizabeth herself? Elizabeth and Garik investigate, stirring old dark and deadly resentments that could provoke another bloody murder-Elizabeth's own.
"With this Nail-biting suspense...but the novel's sexy romantic core will still please [Dodd's] longtime fans."- Booklist (starred review)