BEFORE I WAKE

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Henderson is at the top of her field in this category. Her latest novel definitely maintains her well-earned position. With Henderson, true drama, suspense and gripping reality are at the reader's fingertips. She captures a small-town feel while dealing with immense issues, and has characters who strive to find balance in an unstable environment.

In the small, quiet town of Justice lie undiscovered secrets. Ex-FBI agent turned private detective Rae Gabriella is drawn in when three women are found dead within two weeks. The only link is that they died of seemingly natural causes. Rae begins to investigate one of the deceased and uncovers information regarding an illegal drug operation. When evidence reveals that these women were targeted for experimentation on a new drug, Rae, her partner and the sheriff race to find the culprits before another victim is found dead. (TYNDALE, Oct., 416 pp., $13.99)
Reviewed by: 
Jennifer Reyes