Savannah Secrets - The Hidden Gate - Book 1
Walk the cobblestone streets of beautiful, historic Savannah with two old friends, and partners in Magnolia Investigations, as they tackle some of the city’s most mysterious cases.
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Savannah Secrets - Mystery Fiction Series
Savannah Secrets contains everything you love in a cozy-mystery – a beautiful locale, suspenseful intrigue, and inspirational faith. It all takes place in the picture-perfect city of Savannah, known for its manicured parks, moss-covered oaks, and antebellum architecture. As you read, you’ll almost feel the warm southern breezes wafting off the pages, and hear the clip clap of horse-drawn carriages.
As you accompany private investigators Meredith and Julia on their sleuthing adventures, you’ll enjoy exploring Savannah, its history, and people. Tag along as clues are exposed, red herrings discarded, thrilling surprises revealed. You’ll also find inspiration in the special friendship that encourages both Meredith and Julia to listen to their hearts and rely on their faith. They are a case-cracking duo you’ll never forget.
Book 1: The Hidden Gate
Meredith has recently re-opened her late husband’s detective agency, and named it Magnolia Investigations. Still recovering from her near-fatal heart attack and feeling anxious about this business decision, Meredith is inspired to ask her friend and retired criminal court judge Julia to become her partner. Meredith feels that this is God’s way of helping her through a difficult time in her life. Julia agrees and then quite accidentally hands them their very first case – a rusted key found in the aftermath and cleanup of a fire that broke out in their office.
When a safe is found in the wall during renovations, they finally find the lock the key belongs to. The safe contains unusual contents — a collection of artifacts and keepsakes that may be related to the unsolved disappearance of a young girl 64 years ago. As Meredith and Julia try to figure out the origin and meaning of this odd collection of treasures, they are unexpectedly caught up in a decades-old mystery that someone desperately wants to keep buried.