Leonie Simoneaud was once one of the elusive Lake People, Acadian descendants in Louisiana with odd psychic powers. As a thirteen-year-old she rescued an outsider child, Douglas Trent, from a maniacal pedophile named Monroe Whitechapel. Consequently, she was shunned by most of the Lake People for exposing them to the external world. As an adult she lives elsewhere, an owner of an antique store in a quaint Texas town, Buffalo Creek. However, she doesn’t know that she has been targeted by another madman, for a reason that has everything to do with her rescue of Douglas. Her friends are under attack and her psychic powers have been revealed to the people of Buffalo Creek. A child has been kidnapped and a backpack with a riddle inside was left on Leonie’s porch. However, only Douglas and Leonie know that Monroe Whitechapel used riddles to taunt his many victims, and Leonie killed Whitechapel when she saved Douglas. It will take every drop of determination inside Leonie to unravel the mystery and she will learn a desperate truth about a psychotic man she killed twenty years before.
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This book was so great, I couldn't put it down. You are on the edge of your seat from cover to cover. I also read veiled eyes by this author and felt the same way. I'm going to find another book by the same author. Highly recommend this book.
A whole different book
If you enjoyed book 1 as I did, the only real commonality to book 2 is that 2 characters can sometimes talk in each other's minds. If it was a movie it would be a horror film. The riddles get real old, entire pages are copied & pasted only a few chapters later. I had to force myself to keep reading it. 1/2 the book is her running around in an underground maze. We know she will live, so it just gets boring reading it. Book 1 with actual character development and dialog was much better.
Great book from cover to cover