Double Take Author:Judy Mercer It's midnight, and Ariel Gold has just arrived on Kiawah Island, a few miles southeast of Charleston, South Carolina. She's come to her grandfather's home for a break from L.A.--from gridlock and drive-by shootings and tremors-and from a problem that is uniquely her own: she is struggling to recover from a total and devastating memory loss. B... more »ut the weekend will not be the restful hiatus she imagined. Late at night on a deserted stretch of beach, a chance meeting opens a door to the past she seeks.
The stranger appears from nowhere, and is stunned to encounter Ariel; he's mistaken her for her sister, whom he's known since childhood-and who he knows is dead. He tells Ariel of their special friendship and, in the telling, reveals himself to be a troubled man, haunted by demons at which Ariel can only guess. Then, as suddenly as he appeared, he vanishes into the night. She now has to deal with old Southern money, family scandal, and a hurricane! She begins to find that the truth can be twisted and memories can be murder!« less