Ellen Jones, first introduced in the Baxter series, enjoys a leisurely lunch at a Seaport restaurant where she overhears a private conversation at the table next to herand disturbing accusations involving the husband of a woman she has recently befriended.
When Ellen goes to the husbands employer and cannot get answers, she digs through old newspaper articles and stumbles onto information too frightening to keep to herself. Will Ellen become enmeshed in speculation and gossipor will she take the lead and become a catalyst for truth and healing?
Story Behind the Book
"My novels dont come to me ahead of time; each book flows off the tips of my fingers as I sit down and begin to feel the issues deep inside myself. For me, the most intriguing aspect of my writing style is that I dont plan and outline the stories. I turn my fingers loose and get inside the characters and instinctively know where I need to go. After all the suspense is said and done, my hope is that each story will give us pause. That in the deepest part of our souls, well embrace the depth of what it means to be believers and then be moved to share its powerful simplicity with those who struggle without hope. I want to take my readers inside my characters hearts and minds so they will experience just how destructive gossip really is and see that it never accomplishes anything God-honoring, whether or not its true."
From the Trade Paperback edition.