About the Book
After surviving a difficult year, Natalie Marsh is heading for Ellsberg Keep, an exclusive mountain resort that promises to provide the tranquility she desperately needs. She’s eager to relax and to reconnect with her estranged cousin Lily, who works as the Keep’s nurse—a reunion that begins abruptly when an accident on the winding mountain roads lands Natalie in the infirmary in the care of her cousin. They have little time to bond over childhood memories, however. Everything is thrown into chaos when the owner of the Keep is rushed to the medical wing, wildly delusional and raving about a murder plot.
Despite Lily’s care, the owner dies. Is his death simply an accident, or are his frenzied suspicions true? Determined to help Lily cope with the loss of her patient—and the accusations that she’s to blame for his death—Natalie searches for answers and is swept into a mystery that grows more puzzling as frightening hallucinations torment the dead man’s son. When a staff member who asks too many questions disappears, it is clear that this idyllic resort harbors someone with deadly intent—and Natalie may not survive to uncover the truth.
About the Author
Stephanie Black has loved books since she was old enough to grab the pages and has enjoyed creating make-believe adventures since she and her sisters were inventing long Barbie games filled with intrigue and danger or running around, pretending to be detectives. She is a four-time Whitney Award winner for Best Mystery/Suspense Novel and A Whitney Award finalist for Best Speculative Novel.
Stephanie was born in Utah and has lived in various places, including Arkansas, Arizona, Massachusetts, and Limerick, Ireland. She currently lives in northern California, plays the violin in a community symphony but never practices enough, and enjoys spending time with her husband, Brian, and her family. She is a fan of dark chocolate, homemade chocolate chip cookies, and putting chocolate chips in banana bread.
From page one, readers will be on the edge of their seats wondering what will happen next in this mystery and suspense filled book. With intense danger at what feels like every corner and even deaths involved, this book is an emotional ride. This book will definitely keep readers guessing throughout the entire story. Readers will come to know the characters, or at least who they think the characters are in this fast paced and suspense filled story. This is one that mystery and suspense readers are definitely going to want to pick up.
Genre: mystery, suspense, LDS
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: November 1, 2019
Number of pages: 272
A review copy of this book was provided by Covenant Communications. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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