In the Oregon coastal hamlet of Deception Bay stands a mysterious lodge. Some call it the Colony; others whisper that it’s a cult. To the women who live there, it’s a refuge. But a killer knows their secrets—and will make sure they never feel safe again . . .
Twenty years after Becca Hudson’s friend, Jessie, vanished from St. Elizabeth’s high school, a body is unearthed on school grounds. Far from solving the mystery, the discovery unleashes a string of new, horrible accidents. Is it coincidence—or has Jessie’s murderer returned to finish what was started years ago?
Laura Adderley didn’t plan to get pregnant, though she’ll do anything to protect her baby. But now a reporter is asking questions about the lodge. And while he figures out Laura’s connection to the story, Laura can sense a psychopath bent on her destruction . . .
Detective Savannah Dunbar just wants to wrap up paperwork before taking medical leave. But her department’s investigation into a double homicide has suddenly become personal. There are disturbing rumors about the Colony, its matriarch, and its history. Yet Savannah knows they’re no match for the wicked truth . . .
Elizabeth Gaines Ellis wants to believe she’s just an ordinary suburban wife and mother. Yet for months, she’s worried that she’s the cause of a series of brutal deaths. No one takes her seriously—except the private investigator prying into her past. But others have secrets too, and a relentless urge to kill without remorse . . .