Fortune's Deadly Descent (Paperback)

By Audrey Braun

Thomas & Mercer, 9781935597667, 251pp.

Publication Date: September 18, 2012

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Description

When novelist Celia Hagen steps away from her train compartment, her seven-year-old adopted son, Benny, vanishes. Police search the train and Saint-Corbenay, the village in the South of France that mother and son were passing through. But there is no sign of Benny. After days of waiting at home for news, a ransom call, something, Celia returns to Saint-Corbenay against the advice of everyone, including her beloved, Benicio. The little town is picturesque, but disturbing rumors abound. As dark secrets emerge, it seems that no one -- not even Benicio or the brooding detective leading the case -- is above suspicion. Celia thought she had seen it all, but nothing could prepare her for where her search will lead. In the follow-up to Audrey Braun's bestselling debut, A Small Fortune, Celia discovers just how quickly everything she loves can spiral toward a life -- and death -- that no one could have seen coming.
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