Counselor Deidre Levine has returned from California to set up practice in her native Brunswick, Georgia. Shes excited to be home, bringing her skills to the small community that had nurtured her as a child. But a series of break-ins at her office, the rape of one of her patients and the murder of another, have the community up in arms.

Deidre feels as if shes living a nightmare and wonders why anyone would want to undermine her practice. Unexpected help comes in the form of handsome reporter Robert Carmichael, whos determined to help her solve the crimes and get her practice back on its feet.

Though she and Robert have fallen in love, Deidre cant completely feel comfortable with him in intimate situations. She soon discovers a horrible secret about herself, which surfaces through memories shes repressed since childhood. With her physical and emotional world spinning out of control, Deidre clings to Roberts strength and unwavering support, praying that the truth will not only stop the killings, but set her free from the nightmare of her past.

Ms. Anderson has written an incredible story of lost innocence, woven into the threads of a classic romantic thriller that will keep readers on the edge of their seats as they speed toward the spectacular ending. Dont miss this oneits a keeper! (Apr., 249 pp., $4.99)

Reviewed by: 
Cheryl Ferguson