What Lies Beneath

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Hillsborough, North Carolina is a town with a dark history, one that was hidden until investigative journalist Laura Chambers pulled it into the light. Nearly a year has passed since her deadly encounter with a serial killer’s twisted progeny, a brutal confrontation that left her physically and emotionally scarred. She’s ready to put the past behind her, but the past has other plans. A woman runs onto the interstate, directly into the path of a truck, and the gruesome accident leaves behind a mangled corpse. Her very last phone call was to Laura, but the victim was barefoot, in a state of undress, and her face is disfigured beyond recognition. Identification seems impossible, and the only thing in her possession is an old photograph depicting Laura, her father—and standing next to them—her imaginary friend from childhood. What else is mistaken about her memories? Laura’s father passed away when she was eight, and she thought she understood why he vanished from her life the year before he died, but the photograph casts doubt on everything she thought she knew. Soon Laura is digging into the history of the deceased, and her own family, determined to discover what lies beneath…

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