Davenport House is the first book in a family saga following the wealthy Davenports and their servants in 1915 America. Mary Davenport is a 22-year-old idealist who worries that the world in the Progressive Era is leaving her behind. She lives isolated in the Pennsylvania countryside with her affluent and secretive family. When her father dies suddenly, Mary becomes pained with grief and increasingly suspicious of those around her.
A popular ER doctor is found impaled on a SCUBA spear. A motorhome blows up, killing four Gaviota Nude Beach regulars. Clothing-optional beachgoers are beginning to feel they have a target painted on their bare backs. Who is the killer and what is his motive?
When police don’t seem all that interested, physical therapist Jake Ross and horse trainer Nikki Desjardin decide to look for answers.