Dead Giveaway - Stillwater Trilogy, Bk 2 Author:Brenda Novak The Reverend Lee Barker went missing nineteen years ago? — And the people of Stillwater, Mississippi, believe they know why. They're convinced he was murdered--by his stepson, Clay Montgomery. But only Clay--and his mother and sisters--can say for sure. They were the only ones there that fateful night, the only ones who know what really happened.... more » And they're not talking.
Allie McCormick is a cold-case detective from Chicago. After a particularly difficult divorce, she's returned to Stillwater with her six-year-old daughter to find the peace she once knew in her hometown, and to work for the local police force while she's starting over. But when Clay's powerful enemies join forces to put him behind bars, Allie feels duty bound to uncover the truth. Her instincts tell her he didn't murder the Reverend Lee Barker.
Maybe Clay's a dark and brooding man with more than his share of secrets, but he was just sixteen at the time. And he's not a cold-blooded killer. At least, that's what Allie believes--until she finds proof that behind the preacher's pious demeanor lurked the heart of a monster.
Then she has to ask herself whether justice has already been done.?« less
This is the second book in this series. It involves a mother, her daughter, son and step-daughter. Did they or anyone of them kill their husband, father, step-father? Dead Giveaway features the step-son, Clay Montgomery and Allie McCormick, a cold-case detective from Chicago returning to her hometown with her daughter after a divorce. She must solve the cold-case but will her feelings for Clay get in the way?
Keri reviewed Dead Giveaway (Stillwater Trilogy, Bk 2) on
Just when I thought everything would turn out fine for everyone involved in this story, the last page throws that whole thought out the window. Now I'm looking forward to reading the third book in the series to see what happens with Grace, Clay, Allie and everyone else in Stillwater.