Secrets of Like Souls by Val Conrad
Approx. 88,350 words.
Published on August 16, 2013 by
Black Rose Writing.
On her way down the stairs, Julie Samualson falls and injures her ankle, disrupting more than her family. She limps on to a Portland hospital to begin an investigation into the burns suffered by the sister of one of the sheriff’s dispatchers – burns that don’t appear to have been sustained in a fall.
Then the wife of a fellow deputy goes missing, and the van found near the Columbia River.