Everybody has secrets. Some will kill to protect them.
Just when Jaymee Ballard's life seems to be on track, a massive derecho attacks the Delta Crossroads, sowing destruction in its path. Her boyfriend, investigative journalist Nick Samuels, comes up missing, and she fears the worst.
Nick's abandoned car contains evidence of his involvement uncovering a controversial case mired in political power and greed. While her friend and local detective, Cage Foster, heads up the inquiry into Nick's kidnapping, Jaymee finds it impossible to sit back and do nothing.
Enlisting the help of her best friend, Dani Evans, Jaymee discovers a trail leading to the dangerous and secretive Dixie Mafia. Facing a fraudulent Confederate artifact scheme, dark local history, and a powerful enemy lurking in the shadows, the two friends find themselves holding the key to not only Nick's disappearance, but a shameful town secret someone will kill to protect.
Ashes and Bone is an action packed thriller packed with psychological suspense and a shocking twist.
The story is as old as the south . . . as Solomon said, there is nothing new under the sun . . . men continue to do the same things now as they did centuries ago . . . for they are full of hate and greed . . . but not all of them . . some of them seek the truth . . . like Nick Samuel's, the journalist who has come up missing in Rosalea, Mississippi . . . and Cage Foster, local detective, who helps Jaymee Ballard, Nick's girlfriend search for Nick . . . in a sleepy little southern town, where the back woods expressions roll off the tongues, like syrup off pancakes, and politeness is the rule of the day, things are never what they seem . . . and evil has a name . . . just listen . . . it may not be who you think . . .
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