After the shocking end of Reluctant Heiress, Dulcie Brisand is thrown into the corrupt world her biological father rules with an iron fist. With danger all around her, she must depend on her wits and courage to survive.
Life will never be the same in the small town of Dulsan, Tennessee. Unspeakable events ripped her from her home, family, and the job she loved. Facing circumstances that would destroy most people, Dulcie, with the help of old friends and new, somehow found a way to endure. Now, she must live with the consequences.
The daughter of a notorious gangster, each day she learns a new meaning of betrayal. With her true love, Deacon Hawkins, by her side, she faces a criminal element she’d never even dreamed of… one that has a stranglehold on someone she holds most dear.
As Dulcie sets off on her quest to save her best friend’s mother, she finds that the secrets of Dulsan run much deeper than anyone could have imagined.
With rising tensions and the threat of violence ever-present, Dulcie must confront the truth – or be destroyed by it. Dare to take an unforgettable journey into the heart of darkness in this Southern small town family mystery thriller.