Packing up the girls and her grandmother, Susanna heads to a cabin in the Adirondacks, trying to escape her fears, her secrets ... and maybe even the man she loves. Little does she realize they are being followed, only this time by her husband ... and a murderer.
While working with her twin brother's senatorial campaign, Bridget Corrigan discovers that a serial killer is murdering members of her former high school clique, threatening to expose a secret that could jeopardize her brother's campaign.
Silas and Amy Cameron take five orphaned children into their home. Mandy, the oldest child, and Ross Beckett, the young friend of Luke Cameron, fall in love, and their marriage results in a delightful reunion.
Welcome to Black Spring, the seemingly picturesque Hudson Valley town haunted by the Black Rock Witch, a seventeenth-century woman whose eyes and mouth are sewn shut. Muzzled, she walks the streets and enters homes at will. She stands next to children's beds for nights on end. Everybody knows that her eyes may never be opened or the consequences will be too terrible to bear.
Brian Darby lies dead on the kitchen floor. His wife, state police trooper Tessa Leoni, claims to have shot him in self-defense, and bears the bruises to back up her tale. For veteran detective D. D. Warren it should be an open-and-shut case. But where is their six-year-old daughter? As the homicide investigation ratchets into a frantic statewide search for a missing child, D. D. Warren must partner with former lover Bobby Dodge to break the case.
Determined to find the perfect woman, Bruce Kelly, who makes a living by helping people who are down on their luck, gets more than he bargained for when his search leads him to Cyn Potter, a brazen beauty who is his polar opposite.