By Nora Roberts
From loved author Nora Roberts comes the number one New York Times bestseller approximately shattering loss and surprising discovery—set in a small city nestled within the Blue Ridge Mountains…
When five-thousand-year-old human bones are came upon at a development website within the small city of Woodsboro, the scoop attracts archaeologist Callie Dunbrook out of her sabbatical and right into a whirlwind of experience, threat, and romance.
While overseeing the dig, she needs to try and make feel of a cloud of loss of life and misfortune that hangs over the project—fueling rumors that the location is cursed. She needs to do something about the presence of her irritating—but irresistible—ex-husband, Jake. And while a stranger claims to understand a mystery approximately her privileged Boston youth, she needs to query her personal earlier as well...
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I’m sorry I’m late meeting you here. ” “No problem. ” “We’re so pleased to have someone with your reputation and experience taking an interest in this. And no,” she said when Callie’s eyebrows raised, “I’d never heard of you before all this started. I don’t know anything about your field, but I’m learning. ” Lana looked back toward the roped-off area. ” “Yes. This part of the county has a number of areas that are of significant historical importance. ” She pushed back a wing of hair with her fingertip, and Callie saw the glint of her wedding band.
But most of the time it was okay. He liked to look at her and watch the way she kicked her legs. And when she grabbed his finger, really tight, it made him laugh. Grandma said he had to protect Jessica because that’s what big brothers do. He’d worried so much about it that he’d snuck in to sleep on the floor beside her crib just in case the monsters who lived in the closet came to eat her in the nighttime. But he’d woken in his own bed in the morning, so maybe he’d only dreamed he’d gone in to protect her.
This was her town now. Her community. Her home. And had been since she’d moved there from Baltimore two years before. It was a good town, steeped in tradition and history, fueled by gossip, protected from the urban sprawl by distance and the looming shadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Coming to Woodsboro had been a huge leap of faith for a born and bred city girl. But she couldn’t bear the memories in Baltimore after losing her husband. Steve’s death had flattened her. It had taken her nearly six months to find her feet again, to pull herself out of the sticky haze of grief and deal with life.