i absolutely loved this book! keeps you guessing till the very end
In the dark, silent waters of Bayou des Cannes, Louisiana, bad things happen. They happened ten years ago when a young girl was found brutally murdered. And now, they're happening again - another time, another girl, another vicious slaying eerily similar to the first.
For successful attorney Claire Sumner, this case isn't just professional - it's personal. It was her best friend who was pulled from the murky depths long ago, her father who was convicted for that first chilling crime - a crime Claire knows he never committed. Now, with her father scheduled to die in just three weeks, Claire has returned home seeking justice, even if the locals are closing ranks, refusing to break their code of silence - especially former crime reporter Fegan Broussard, who has never forgiven Claire's father for shattering his family's happiness.
But someone is warning Claire to leave the past alone, because her search for the truth is hitting too close to home...reaching back into a town's deadly history of sins and secrets...and leading her straight to the heart of the bayou's strange shadowy world where a killer is waiting, ready to silence Claire forever...
A long time ago successful attorney Claire Sumner's best friend was pulled from the depths of a Louisiana bayou. When as an adult a familiar crime and another child is pulled from the waters. Justice becomes personal.