At the reading of her father's will, Maria Slade receives shocking news—as a four-year-old, she'd witnessed her prostitute mother's murder and been taken into hiding by the well-meaning preacher who'd raised her as his own.Maria remembers none of that. But now she's determined to flush her... show more
At the reading of her father's will, Maria Slade receives shocking news—as a four-year-old, she'd witnessed her prostitute mother's murder and been taken into hiding by the well-meaning preacher who'd raised her as his own.Maria remembers none of that. But now she's determined to flush her mother's killer out of hiding and discover the identity of her birth father. She heads to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she meets Detective Bodie Scott.Empathizing with this beautiful woman looking to find out who she really is, he opens the decades-old case file. Their investigation leads them down a dangerous path, where no one is what they seem. Where a father does not want to be found. And a murderer has "like mother, like daughter" in mind for Maria.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 17th 2011
Pages no: 360
Edition language: English
Series: The Searchers (#1)
Really enjoyed the suspense aspect of the book, though it was somewhat lacking in the romance department. Looking forward to the rest of the series!
Check out my other listens at Eargasms Audiobook ReviewsA great suspense and sweet romance.Maria is an independent gal who doesn't need saving. But she is smart enough to accept the help of a good cop! She is just sassy enough to attract Bodie right away.Bodie is one of those alpha protective types ...
Maria Slade receives shocking news at the reading of her father's will, he wasn't in fact her father, he had rescued her when her mother had been murdered in front of her. She heads back to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she enlists the help of Detective Bodie Scott. The investigation starts but bodies sta...
rating: 3.5My Thoughts: This series is about a set of sisters that find out they were each "adopted" under extreme circumstances and their journey to find out who they really are. This book is about Maria, who witnessed the murder of her mother but cannot remember anything from the time before she w...