(From the publisher):
From The Publisher:
It's always darkest...
Brisbee, Arizona. A family community that attracts a health trade in tourism. Like many small towns, it has its fair share of petty thefts, and domestic disturbances. But no one is prepared for the discovery of a teenage girl's dead body propped up inside the park band shell, clothed in a doll-like dress.
...right before dawn.
Arizona Department of Public Safety investigator Laura Cardinal knows immediately what she is up against: a cunning sexual predator. But why is she being plagued by memories of the abduction of a schoolmate some eighteen years earlier? In a runaway case that propels her from a lavish Tucson estate to the secretive heart of a sleepy Florida town, Laura must confront the ghosts of her own past--even as another child goes missing and she must race against the clock to find her...
Original title: Darkness on the Edge of Town
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural