Fiction, Thriller

Texas journalist Josh Griffin lives for scoops, but he’s never faced real danger to get one. Nor has he ever been emotionally drawn into his stories. Then he gets an anonymous tip that teenaged golf superstar Lexi Carlisle has been kidnapped, and Josh embarks on an investigation destined to change his life forever.

Lexi Carlisle is the daughter of Josh’s college sweetheart; watching Amanda agonize over her missing daughter while refuting police insinuations that she had something to do with the crime is more than Josh can handle. And when he unravels the web of lies spun by Lexi’s crazed kidnapper — who has killed once and isn’t afraid to do so again — Josh realizes the story takes second place to the girl’s rescue.

Debbie Pierce (who writes under the pen name, Caleigh O’Shea) intended to be a musician. Instead, she became a journalist, drug sales rep, and web designer. The link among these diverse occupations? Communication, something she’s been doing as far back as she can remember. An avid reader, she wrote poetry and short stories as a child but turned to her current mystery/suspense fiction more than a decade ago. Debbie holds a B.A. degree in English and Journalism from the University of Mississippi. She maintains a blog, two websites, and a presence on Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Goodreads. Besides writing, some of her other interests include playing tennis, watching college football, teaching herself the flute, mindless adult coloring, beading one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, and spoiling her recently graduated son and their Sheltie.