This is a gripping, page turner that is hard to put down, once the reader has picked it up. Fast paced and highly suspenseful, the story revolves around a female character named Jaye Garrett. Independent, intelligent, and resourceful, the epitome of a modern woman, thirty three year old Jaye is stunned to learn that not only is her beloved brother, Patrick, practically on his death bed with leukemia, but that only a bone marrow transplant can save him. When she quickly offers hers up, she is stunned to find out that both she and her brother are not related by blood , as they were both adopted in private "black market" adoptions.
Determined to find Patrick's blood relatives in the hope of finding one who is a match for a bone marrow transplant that could save his life, Jaye embarks on a journey that takes her to Cawdor, Oklahoma, where she teams up with an attorney from Philadelphia who is there on his own similar quest on behalf of a client. In Cawdor, their investigation brings them into conflict with a group of people who will do anything to stop the past from being revived. When Jaye relentlessly rakes up the past in order to find those who have the potential to save her beloved brother's life, she sets in motion a series of events that could cost her own life. These people will stop at nothing, not even murder, to quell inquiry into a part of the town's history that will not withstand scrutiny.
This book will appeal to those readers who enjoy thrillers, mysteries, novels of suspense, or just a good, quick, page turning read. This one delivers!
With one phone call, Jaye Garrett's life has turned onto a nightmare. The beautiful and successful Boston businesswoman has been summoned to her childhood home to receive shocking news. Her brother, Patrick, has fallen deperately ill and needs a bone marrow transplant to survive.