By Carla Neggers
Rebecca Blackburn stuck a glimpse of the famed Jupiter Stones as a small baby. ignorant of their value, she forgot approximately them—until she came upon the useful, long-missing gemstones have been the most important to a perilous chain of occasions spanning thirty years and 3 continents…sparing no one.
When a possible blameless photo reignites one man's simmering wish for vengeance, Rebecca turns to Jared Sloan, the affection she misplaced to tragedy and scandal. His personal existence has replaced ceaselessly end result of the secrets and techniques buried deep by way of their families.
Their relentless quest for the reality will dredge up sour thoughts and stunning revelations of lost loyalty, risky delight and bare ambition…and they'll cease at not anything to reveal a cold-blooded killer.
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