Fear Has a Name (The Crittendon Files, Book 1) by Creston Mapes
By Creston Mapes
How some distance could He visit retain Them Safe?
It used to be greater than a break-in. greater than a stalking. It was once own. while a stalker pursuits his family members, journalist Jack Crittendon needs to discover who the individual is and what his explanations are—if he's to guard those he loves. it's going to lead Crittendon right into a global of behind-closed-door secrets and techniques and religion long gone awry, as does his research of a lacking pastor, whose obvious suicide is greater than it seems that. every one circulation Crittendon makes weaves him tighter and tighter right into a internet of lies, greed, hypocrisy, sin, and probability. He believed he’d by no means provide in to worry. yet that was once ahead of. And keeping directly to his religion won’t be effortless. Nor will protecting his relatives secure, and finishing the fear. simply because that may require him to step over traces he by no means dared to move.
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