On the edge of the Everglades, an eerie crime scene sets off an investigation that sends two agents deep into a world of corrupted faith, greed and deadly secrets.
A ritualistic murder on the side of a remote road brings in the Florida state police. Special Agent Amy Larson has never seen worse, and there are indications that this killing could be just the beginning. The crime draws the attention of the FBI in the form of Special Agent Hunter Forrest, a man with insider knowledge of how violent cults operate, and a man who might never be able to escape his own past.
The rural community is devastated by the death in their midst, but people know more than they are saying. As Amy and Hunter join forces, every lead takes them further into the twisted beliefs of a dangerous group that will stop at nothing to see their will done.
Doomsday preppers and small-town secrets collide in this sultry, twisty page-turning thriller.
Born in South Florida, Heather Graham married her husband immediately out of high school, but also graduated in theater from University of South Florida. She had several jobs, including dinner theater, as she also began having children, eventully being mother to five. Upon deciding that her children needed her at home, she began experimenting with writing. She sold her first book, When Next We Love, in 1982, and has since written over one hundred novels and novellas. Her titles include a variety of genres......romantic suspense, historical romance, time travel, occult, Christmas holiday themes, and vampire fiction.
Graham Pozzessere raises a lot of money each year by hosting the annual Romantic Times Vampire Ball in Florida, which benefits children's charities. She has been featured in several prestigious periodicals......Redbook, The Nation, People, USA Today, and has appeared on several local television shows and also Entertainment Tonight.
Heather is an avid scuba diver and loves traveling. She firmly believes that family is the most important priority, and feels very fortunate to be gifted in her career.