One little eight-year-old girl, Teresa, Anastasia Alicia Armstrong, touched the lives of many people in a rural community in Mountain View County. Her faith, her trust, and her initiative were a great influence on these folks, especially Sheriff John Murdock, who eventually married Teresa’s widowed mother. Another one she touched was an eight-year-old boy, Roger James Allan. Because of her association with Sheriff John and Roger, many other lives were changed.
We can peek into the lives of these people and get to know them very well: victims, Susan Alan and her son Roger; bank employees, Connie Penny, Jerry Roberts, Georgina George; Sheriff’s deputies, Alan Smith, Amber Clark, and others. What results is a look into the dedication and loyalty, the lives, loves, and laughter of many stalwart, loyal, Americans in this Rural American County.
The story eventually centers on Sheriff’s deputy partners, Amber Clark, and Alan Smith. They become involved with the case of a cop killer. Deputy Smith and Sheriff Murdock having been shot and wounded by the killer. They also become involved in the case of a brutal assault and murder of a little girl, Debra Jean Lacy. The Sheriff also assigned Deputies Smith and Clark to become Crime Scene Investigators (CSI) for Mountain View County.
The story has romance, emotions, family, humor, and loyalty.