Brain Child Author:John Saul LaPaloma is a thriving, modern community nestled in the sun-drenched California hills. Its newly restored haciendas reveal no hint of their dark, violent past...of the Mexican Californios who had built them more than 100 years ago and then were driven away or massacred by white settlers. — Dr. Marsh Lonsdale, his wife, Ellen, and their son, Alex... more », enjoy a peaceful life in La Paloma...until yhte night of Alex's prom, the night that changes everything.
Alex had had too much to drink at the party, and his date left without him. He wanted to catch up with her on the road, hadn't meant to take the curve so fast...but it was too late. The last thing he remembered was an ancient, weathered face glaring at him from the darkness....« less