In the aftermath of World War II, mothers suffered from the loss of their sons the best way they could. Some tried to ease their grief by holding their daughters on a leash so tight it became unbearable. Twenty-three-year-old Reba Bicknell has been smothered to the point of rebellion. She accepts a daring ride behind a stranger on a powerful motorcycle which leaves her with a driving need to find him again and ride facing the wind. The search leads her to a slummy tavern where a motorcycle gang cuts loose and hangs free.
Connor Sloane, a CIA operations officer, uncovers a plot against the homeland that dwarfs anything that had occurred on 9-11. After confirming that terrorists have finally gotten their hands on a nuclear weapon, all of his attempts at getting someone to do something are actively thwarted. Realizing that politics are at play, even at the highest levels of the intelligence community, Connor faces two choices: move on, or go to the press with everything he knows.
Secrets Mothers Keep
On Friday night in the clay fields of Bethel Creek, seventeen-year-old Daniel Reyes is found brutally attacked and left for dead. On Saturday morning, Cora Maxwell finds her teenage son’s clothes covered in blood. A small town torn apart by a horrific hate crime. An investigative reporter hell bent on finding the truth. A mother’s worst nightmare.
What really happened to the Reyes boy?