Cold-case detective Parker McCall has spent 15 years trying to solve his brother's murder. Now a chance photo of the killer in the newspaper sets him hard on the woman's trail. A former teenaged runaway, reclusive, award-winning photojournalist B.K. (Brynn) Elliot chronicles the harsh reality of life on the streets -- until a photo in the paper reveals her idenity, blowing the lid off her secret past. With a powerful murderer now dogging her heels, and her police officer stepfather determined to silence her permanently, the last person she can afford to trust is a cop. Will sexy Parker McCall betray her or heal her battered heart? This first in the "Buried Secrets" trilogy features some scenes in the Pratt's Central Library.
A resident of Hagerstown, Gail Barrett's novels have won numerous awards, including the Holt Medallion, the Booksellers Best Award, the National Readers' Choice Award, and Romance Writers of America's prestigious Golden Heart.