Detective Jack Murphy and his partner Liddell Blanchard are assigned a grisly case where a full truckload of illegal immigrants is found and the occupants are murdered. More murders occur, and there is building suspense throughout the novel.
When Andrew Vereker is found in the stocks, murdered, nobody feels bad. And his siblings, and everyone who knew him are glad he is dead. Superintendent Hannasyde must get to the bottom of it and find which family member killed him.
Imagine that science could change mother's eggs to be mutation-free and children would be born perfect. Claire Abrams is hoping the rogue doctor she has hired can do this. But there is something sinister here, and Claire may not be able to escape.
Police Chief Ty Christie witnesses a murder in the small town of Willicot; when she calls divers in to locate the body, dozens of human bones are discovered under the water, along with a unique belt buckle that may lead to the discovery of the identities of those bones.
Noah and Maggie are very happily married until Maggie's 17 year old daughter, Anna, comes to live with them.. She is murdered and Noah is accused; things are not as they appear, and the book is very suspenseful.
Nicholas Madison is still obsessed with his dead wife Amelia, and his new love, Elena, has trouble coping. Nicholas is ultra charming but behind closed doors, it is a different story; his jealousy and narcissism is unbearable for Elena, and she may not even escape with her life.
Sylvie is excited when her new husband Trevor suggests a holiday in Nice, and looks forward to boosting their romantic relationship. However, Trevor disappears, and Sylvie is certain that things are not as they appear.