The Claxton family at last finds closure in its quest to recover a lost heirloom. There is no shortage of bad guys and the bodies pile up as the end draws near. The story is solid, containing a fast-paced adventure that will satisfy Poarch’s longtime readers.
To find her family’s missing heirloom, Lisa Claxton takes a job cleaning the house of the person last known to possess the bowl. She arrives to find the home’s caretaker murdered. Then the homeowner’s Navy SEAL grandson, Brian, arrives. Should she tell him her true motive for being at the house or continue to investigate solo? Their attraction complicates matters. (DAFINA, May, 311 pp., $6.99)