Investigative reporter April Longmont is collecting funds for the needy as a ringing, singing, dancing volunteer Santa. When fellow Santa, Joe Dinera, disappears from his corner, April’s concern leads her down an alley and to the gruesome scene of Joe’s lifeless body.
April and her fiancé, private detective Clay Augustine, are determined to find out who, and why, someone would kill such a nice guy.
This is the fourth book in the Sea Oak Mystery series.
Pro fisherman, Stephan Hart let the best thing in his life get away. When Wrenn Cunningham ended their relationship, she was broken. He was shattered.
At age seventeen, Wrenn suffers a tragic event at the hands of her father in the barn on their property at the creek. When he dies, he takes their secret to his grave. To others, Wrenn’s small-town life in Arkansas might appear boring, but in reality, it’s far from easy. The daily physical and financial struggle to help her mother keep their ranch after her father’s untimely death begins to take a toll. Receiving a nursing school scholarship to a North Texas University means a chance to move away from her tiny existence and start over. It means a chance to leave her secret behind.
If only life was that simple… Nightmares find you no matter where you are.
As tragedy strikes, Wrenn is forced to accept things she cannot change and takes on a new position as an opportunity to move forward. Meeting Mr. Asher Lawrence, a wealthy businessman, at her new job in the cancer center, changes her life in many unexpected ways.
Unwilling to open her heart, Wrenn struggles to trust in her relationship with Dane and the continued nightmares threaten her life and that of her unborn child.
Getting caught up in corporate espionage, Wrenn becomes a hostage and the nightmare she lived at seventeen is brought to life once again and she realizes there’s no escaping the creek. Or is there?