Leonie Simoneaud was once one of the elusive Lake People, Acadian descendants in Louisiana with odd psychic powers. As a thirteen-year-old she rescued an outsider child, Douglas Trent, from a maniacal pedophile named Monroe Whitechapel. Consequently, she was shunned by most of the Lake People for exposing them to the external world. As an adult she lives elsewhere, an owner of an antique store in a quaint Texas town, Buffalo Creek. However, she doesn’t know that she has been targeted by another madman, for a reason that has everything to do with her rescue of Douglas. Her friends are under attack and her psychic powers have been revealed to the people of Buffalo Creek. A child has been kidnapped and a backpack with a riddle inside was left on Leonie’s porch. However, only Douglas and Leonie know that Monroe Whitechapel used riddles to taunt his many victims, and Leonie killed Whitechapel when she saved Douglas. It will take every drop of determination inside Leonie to unravel the mystery and she will learn a desperate truth about a psychotic man she killed twenty years before.
About the Author
C.L. Bevill is the author of several books including Bubba and the Dead Woman, Bubba and the 12 Deadly Days of Christmas, Bubba and the Missing Woman, Bayou Moon, The Flight of the Scarlet Tanager, Veiled Eyes, Disembodied Bones, and Shadow People. She is currently at work on her latest literary masterpiece.