Nora Roberts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 200 novels, including Come Sundown, The Obsession, The Liar, and coming in December 2017, Year One -- the first book in The Chronicles of The One. She is also the author of the futuristic suspense In Death series written under the pen name J.D. Robb. There are more than 500 million copies of her books in print.
Photographer Naomi Carson has surprised even herself with her urge to buy a house and put down roots. A fixer upper in a beautiful rural town seems a perfect clean slate on which to begin her new life and she feels at long last that she can relax and plan for the future. Naomi soon finds that with making personal connections comes complications, but they are welcome ones to someone who has spent most of her life leaving as small an emotional footprint on the world as she can.
As the daughter of a serial killer, the events in Naomi's past were fodder for a bestselling true crime book, and even a movie was made of the brave young girl who discovered where her evil father kept his young victims. Having that in her past has always made Naomi wary of every new person in her life. What do they know, what do they want from her?
When Xander the town mechanic, moves in on her life and heart it seems like the next step in a row of positive changes in her life. When the first body is found out in the woods, Naomi just hopes it was someone's really bad luck. Then there is another and the whole town begins to sharpen up and ask questions.