About the Book
It was supposed to be a relaxing early morning run, but the path along the river trail quickly turns into the scene of a nightmare for recent college graduate Kira Paxton. An unintended exploration of a secluded riverbank leads to a gruesome discovery that sets her on a collision course with danger: it is the body of a young woman. In shock, all Kira can manage to do is scream . . . From the moment Ford Kettering hears the cries for help along the trail, he is drawn irrevocably into a mystery in which he plays a shocking role. Ford, a local high school teacher, had a recent classroom clash with the victim—now, he’s a person of interest. As Ford and Kira bond over their shared ordeal, they work together to prove Ford’s innocence—and soon, their attraction is undeniable. But it seems that Kira’s nightmare is far from over. What begins as a series of close calls and acts of vandalism soon escalates, putting Kira’s own life in jeopardy. It appears that Kira saw something that day along the trail, something that has made her a target. With Ford’s help, she is determined to track down the killer—before she becomes the next victim.
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About the Author
Jennie Hansen moved a great deal while growing up. She remembers living in twenty-two different houses and attending eight schools. The two colleges where she earned degrees, Ricks and Westminster, make ten. She worked as a model, secretary, newspaper reporter and editor, legislative page, teacher, and librarian. She was first published at the tender age of seven and has since published twenty-five novels, numerous short stories, and many magazine and newspaper articles. For the past fourteen years, she has written reviews of LDS fiction for Meridian Magazine.
She and her husband have five great children, four wonderful sons-in-law, a fantastic daughter-in-law, and thirteen grandchildren. After serving in numerous ward and stake callings, she now teachers Relief Society and serves at the Oquirrh Mountain Temple.
Suspense, adventure, romance… In her latest release, By the River, this is exactly the type of book Jennie Hansen has written. This exciting new novel will keep readers on their toes as they follow the intense and exciting storyline. Jennie’s characters are well developed causing readers will be pulled even more into the story what will happen next. Jennie Hansen has yet again written a page-turning novel that readers will not want to put down. I recommend this novel to fans of Jennie’s previous novels, as well as those that enjoy fiction suspense stories.
Genre: suspense, LDS
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: October 1, 2015
Number of pages: 221
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 stars
A review copy of this book was provided by Covenant Communications.
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