A sabotaged plane. Two dead deep-water divers.
One single clue.
Bailey Craig vowed never to set foot in Yancey, Alaska, again. She has a past, and a reputation–and Yancey’s a town that doesn’t forget. She’s returned only to bury a loved one killed in the plane crash, but then dark evidence emerges and Bailey’s own expertise becomes invaluable for the case.
Cole McKenna can face dangerous rescue dives. He can face the fear a murderer may be threatening his town. But facing the reality of Bailey’s reappearance is a tougher challenge. She broke his heart…but doesn’t seem to be the same girl who left Yancey ten years ago. And he’s not the same guy she left behind.
Racing against the clock and a rising body count, Bailey and Cole must move beyond the hurts of their pasts to work together until the truth of what is hidden in the depths finally surfaces.
With her debut novel, Submerged, the talented Dani Pettrey has garnered my respect and admiration while securing herself a life long fan! Wonderfully executed, with intriguing suspense, deeply layered characters, and a beautiful setting, this novel will draw you in from beginning to end. Bailey is an appealing character whose youthful mistakes still haunt her when she returns to her hometown, as she struggles to hold on to the forgiveness God granted her. Cole McKenna and his vibrant siblings will ensure readers will be eagerly awaiting more Alaskan Courage books, as no doubt the sparks that fly between minor characters in Submerged will fan into flame in subsequent stories. Combining a handsome and upright dive instructor, a woman desperate to break free from her past, Russian history, intrigue and romance, Submerged is a brilliant beginning to what I anticipate will be a stellar career for this talented debut author. While with a style uniquely her own, Dani’s books will entice readers of Ronie Kendig, Robin Caroll and Lynette Eason and I can’t wait for more!
With thanks to Bethany House and the author for my review copy
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