Gabriel is weary, hunting for a murderer.
Patience is adrift, her life a complete lie.
Nate is scared, hiding from his worst fears.
Juliet is frantic, her time is running out.
As four fragile lives collide, the truth is finally revealed.
And betrayal and death become inevitable.
Read an Excerpt:
Lake Tranquil was
vast. So much so that Patience couldn’t
see where it ended or began. Despite its
size, it was deserted. She was the only
human in sight and she loved the thought of being so alone, immersed in the
beauty of nature. An occasional bird
flitted in and out of the trees, or swooped down to land at the water’s
edge. In the distance, a rabbit ran
through the trees, its tail bobbed, flashing white as it ran for cover.
to the shoreline; only a small wavering line of pebble-covered beach sat
between the shimmering waters and the forest.
Tranquil. Once, as a child, she had
visited it with her mother and enjoyed a week of blissful freedom away from the
chaos of life. Now here, fleeting
memories flooded back. Swimming in the
lake as her mother sat on the deck and read.
Running through the trees playing hide and seek, and sitting on the
shore as the sun set. Watching the stars
appear overhead as her mother cooked fish over a smoky fire. It was a time in her life that stuck in her
mind, when her mother had been truly happy and content.
her mother.To try to be closer to her, to try to understand her.To try to find
About the Author:
Chrissie lives in Devon, UK, with her husband and is a freelance Production Coordinator working in the TV, documentary and film industry.
Chrissie is also an Author. Her thriller Integrate was released in October 2013 and her historical fiction Among the Olive Groves was released in July 2014.
Other written work includes factual articles for the Bristolian newspaper and guest articles for the charities Epilepsy Awareness Squad and Epilepsy Literary Heritage Foundation. Chrissie has also written a book of short stories and poems, one of which was performed at the 100 poems by 100 women event at the Bath International Literary Festival in 2013.
Chrissie is passionate about Ancient History, Archaeology and Travel, and has completed two six-month Archaeology and Egyptology courses with Exeter University. She is learning to play the Ukulele and likes to read, collect books, listen to music. To find out more about Chrissie visit her WEBSITE