"Prepare to follow Trish LaClede through a thousand twists and turns as she battles to save her late husband's business and unravel the mysteries surrounding his death."
-Larry Russell, The Wynnewood Gazette
"Shipley's contemporary novel is told in a rich and descriptive voice with much wonderful dialogue. .you'll love this thriller."
-Russ Long, The Oklahoman
Discovery of shocking evidence of her late husband early life sends Trish LaClede to Oklahoma seeking more information. Documentation from records and old newspapers arouses suspicion of foul play and fraud that deprived Howard's ancestors of oil-rich land.
An elderly woman gives Trish pictures of Howard's mother and her sister with a baby that might be Howard's sister. But Trish suspects that the woman was involved in the land fraud. Can she trust her to tell the truth? Why did Howard's mother keep him in the dark about his relatives in the area?
As a stranger in unknown territory Trish doesn't know whom to trust. Can she believe anything anyone tells her? Do the ones who seem most friendly have ulterior motives? Did her research rekindle long-smoldering hatred that results in murder?
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