Between Good & Evil by R. Michael Phillips (Auburn Notch Mysteries #1)
English | 2019| Mystery/Thriller| ePUB | 1.3 MB
Years after the Willis Asylum closed, the secrets of its past lingered in its decaying halls as a reminder to the good people of Auburn Notch—when Evil closes a door, he also opens a window. Sheriff Promise Flynn was new to the town, and she was about to find out some windows should never be opened.Promise Flynn was an overly impulsive Metro Detective whose disregard for procedure resulted in her being shot and left for dead during an investigation. To repair her bruised ego and splintered confidence she abandons the callous dark alleys of Chicago to patrol the quiet, birch-lined streets of Auburn Notch—a favorite vacation spot of her youth. For two years everything was idyllic, until the body of a young girl found in the abandoned asylum awakens the insecurities she thought her new life would insulate her from.As the new sheriff she begins her investigation refusing to accept the similarities between the young woman’s death and the circumstances surrounding her own case in Chicago. Unaware of being recognized, she is penciled in at the top of a clever and very surprised murderer’s To-Do list. Her internal struggle intensify when a discredited crime reporter from the past arrives in town to resurrect his threadbare reputation, along with an FBI agent chasing down a lead in a cold case. Both men become entangled in Flynn’s investigation, obstructing her efforts to solve the young woman’s murder and maybe put her past to rest.As the rising current of her past threatens to pull her under, Flynn finds herself unprepared for what lies ahead.