Promise, Michigan is very much like every other small town across the state. Built on the edge of a lake, the homes sit in neat little rows in cute little neighborhoods. During the summer Promise bustles with tourists who come to spend their vacation dollars and enjoy the lake's refreshingly cold water. But Promise holds a terrible secret. In the center of the lake is an abandoned island where a curse is rumored to wait for victims, unabated and deadly. Most think it's just a story, something used to keep kids out of trouble. Still, everyone gives it a wide berth. Everyone except Bret and Adam. They dare to venture out the night of Bret's birthday. When they declared their love and promise to get married, they believe no one else heard their whispered words - but they are wrong.
Five years later Adam dies, and Bret returns to his family to heal. But someone is killing the people of Promise in random acts of violence. Bret, with the help of FBI agent Jeff McAllister, must discover the identity of a murderer with death on his mind and revenge in his heart.
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About the Author
F.E. Feeley Jr is the author of several books including, The Haunting of Timber Manor, Objects in the Rearview Mirror, Still Waters, When Heaven Strikes, and the soon to be released novel, Closer. He’s also been a part of several anthologies including, Indigent as well as Gothika 5: Contact. This is his first published work of poetry. Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1981 he became an avid reader and lover of the written word. Inspired by the world around him, he now lives in South Texas with his husband John, their German Shepherd Kaiser Wilhelm, and their cat Ms. Abigail Adams