Tiara, a fifteen-year old former child beauty pageant contestant, snaps and brutally attacks a woman in a coffee shop. What’s strange is the aftermath—she can’t explain what provoked her or why her mind is wiped clean. Who is Tiara? What made her attack a seemingly innocent woman? And why can’t she remember anything from before the attack? Forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Stanley Eaton, and Detective Pete Macintosh dig through Tiara’s background for a motive, and the truths they discover shocks them to the core.
At thirteen, Lillian becomes the child bride of a Canadian Bishop in an American fundamentalist Mormon sect. His compound is located deep in the wilderness of British Columbia, totally isolated from the rest of the world. She’s trapped in a miserable life and will do anything to escape.
When Richard Bergman buys the property next to the Bishop’s land, he finds out Lillian to trying to flee from her polygamist older husband. Richard wants to help, but he knows that Section 132 is the covenant of plural marriage dictated by the Mormon Church. Should Richard get involved to save Lillian from her life as a child bride, or should he respect the law and swallow his personal morality?
Carola, embarks on a new life adventure in the Canadian wilderness to escape her wealthy but empty life in her home country of Germany. Stuck in a remote cabin in a week-long blizzard, searching for means to survive, she discovers a written confession from the previous cabin owner who admits to a terrible sin involving a girl called Rose. When she begins to question the townsfolk, nobody wants to reveal what happened to Rose, but Carola has a sick feeling that she shouldn’t let go until she knows the truth.
A chilling and suspenseful mystery by best-selling author Helga Zeiner that will keep you up until you, too, find out What Happened to Rose.
It’s 1978 and Johanna loves her adventurous new husband, Kurt, with all of her young, naive heart. She'll follow him anywhere—even far from their home in Germany to a small mining town deep in the Australian bush. Traveling across rocky seas, Kurt begins to unravel, revealing his true, disturbing personality.
Alone and isolated from friends and family, Johanna struggles to navigate her husband's increasingly violent temper and manipulative behavior. Exploited to help him dig in the mines for the legendary black opal, Johanna faces a miserable life, filled with fear and abuse. Her fate seems sealed—unless she kills him first.