Deadly Secrets by Terry Odell
Series: Mapleton Mysteries, Book 1.
Approx. 88,460 words.
Published on December 3, 2011.
Mapleton Police Chief Gordon Hepler would rather be on the streets than behind a desk dealing with budgets and the town council. When a fatal accident seems connected to two of Mapleton's most beloved citizens, he gets his wish. When he ties the accident to a grisly murder, he's afraid he's getting more than he bargained for. Can he solve the crime without revealing the secrets of his citizens?