For Park Ranger Blaine Sterling, after the brutal rape and subsequent acquittal of her attacker, the job opening at Osprey State Park in Southwest Florida offered a safe haven from memories of that horrific night and a chance to start anew. Old memories die hard and Blaine Sterling’s sheltered and bucolic life was about to be turned upside down.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
The unlocked gate was the first indication of trouble, however Sterling and Detective Justin Beale continued to move deeper into the park’s old unused tract of land.
A complaint to her local newspaper concerning her news carrier blasting “loud music” each night set in motion a series of events, that placed Blaine Sterling and her daughter into the midst of a child trafficking case that threatened their lives and put Blaine’s ranger training and survival skills to the test.
Eight years ago, Blaine’s husband, Troy Sterling, left work unexpectedly and vanished without a trace. For years, the police looked for answers without success. Finally, the discovery of a silver medallion offered the first clue to his disappearance and led Blaine along a bizarre trail into the underground world of international cyber espionage that extended to Portland, Oregon, back to a central computer storage office in Venice and finally to a reunion in a small farmhouse in Manatee County.
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