New Orleans Homicide Detective Skip Langdon just happens to be on hand when Ham’s body is discovered in the middle of his own party the evening before the Fest. To complicate the already murky case, the victim’s sixteen-year-old blues musician sister has disappeared, and Skip suspects that if the young woman isn’t the murderer, she’s in mortal danger from the person who is. So Task One is finding Melody, ambitious, unhappy at home, and determined to break from her family.
As heiress to a skincare empire, Verena Valent must navigate a dazzling yet treacherous world. After a chance meeting with celebrity chef Lance Martel in Beverly Hills, she realizes there’s more to life than business. A trip to Paris and a surprise meeting with Lance ignites a romance Verena hadn’t expected, though after a failed relationship, she has learned to protect her heart against those who seem too good to be true.
The Haunting of Bell Mansion
Allister Bell pioneered, and founded, the small town of Bell, Maine over a century ago. And while only a few of his descendants remain in the town, his mansion still sits high on the hill overlooking its residents. The structure has a checkered history, and Sarah Pembrooke, a drifter on the run from New York, is about to experience that relive every terrible moment.