When Gloria Marmolejo is found in the desert strangled to death, police are at a loss: Who would want this beloved mother, sister and grandmother dead? As they dig deeper, they uncover a dark, family secret that played a sinister role in her murder.
When the body of top chef Joe Vulevic turns up cut into pieces, his murder looks like the work of professionals - the Albanian Mafia. Until investigators follow a trail of clues to the last person the family would have suspected.
David Montemayor is poised to take over the family trucking business when he's savagely gunned down on a quiet suburban street by a ring of ruthless gang members. But the real culprit may be closer to home than his family wants to believe.
After days of suspenseful searching, police find Andrea White's body in the heat of the Florida summer, in a swamp. Now her family is left with a nagging mystery and a score to settle: was Andrea a victim of insulin shock or a brutal murder?