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Release Date: November 1, 2016
Pages: 350
ISBN13: 978-0996621038

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Renowned writer Rachel Allen, plagued with guilt and PTSD from her traumatic past, finds distraction unraveling the mysteries found in an abused teenager's 1934 diary. Its secrets take her on a winding path from a 1930's mob hit-man to a modern-day serial killer.

Sybil Powell is executive director of the human rights foundation, PRAISE. Strong and in control on the out-side, Sybil's inner peace is constantly derailed by her powerful father, Philip Vanderhagen, a global cartel's managing director.

With her artist wife seduced into a money laundering scheme, and her son in mortal danger from African diamond smugglers, she must find thecourage to stop the endless cycle of blackmail and betrayal.

The women's intersecting journeys reach from New York City to Apalachin, NY, to Washington D.C., and Tawanda, Africa, as they fight for emotional, professional, and political power. In the end, their perceptions and lives hang in the balance when Rachel and Sybil find themselves in a deadly confrontation.


Christa Lewis is a multiple award winning YA, Fiction, and Audible best-selling narrator.

What Readers Are Saying

“Bluestein writes her characters so skillfully that we can’t hel[ but connect with them. Rachel Allen is the perfect 21 century heroine. Intrigue, mystery and action are all in this thriller that is more about who we are than first meets the eye. Netflix should pick this up! I want more!” Lisa St. Joh.

“Exciting sequel! Great characters, a fun suspenseful ride and a fast read.” Janna A.