In Hidden Tears at Lake Cascade, she weaves intriguing and surprising twists and turns from beginning to end to keep readers anticipating more drama while the story unfolds. This engaging blend of interracial love story, missing person account, and murder mystery is sure to stir and evoke various, deep emotions from readers.
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Samantha Collins is a young homicide detective in South Carolina; she relocated from New Jersey after spending a weekend there during college. Missing her younger sister Vanessa, she persuades her to relocate from New Jersey to attend graduate school. Almost immediately after Vanessa moves in with her, their life becomes a rollercoaster ride as Vanessa meets a young man named Bryan. An aspiring medical student and star quarterback, Bryan, who is white and comes from a wealthy family, is smitten by Vanessa’s beauty from the moment he stared into her eyes.
Samantha, who is blindsided by her partner’s addiction to alcohol, is disappointed she’s unable to spend as much time with Vanessa after being assigned one of Tim’s (her partner’s) unsolved cases. This unsolved murder mystery leads her on the path to dangerous territory. Because of this, Vanessa, who falls for Bryan, also begins to spend more time with him and ignores controlling warning signs. As time passes, Samantha is unnerved; the homicide she’s investigating is more intertwined with her sister’s life than she could ever imagine.