Hard Truth

Hard Truth

From New York Times bestselling author Mariah Stewart comes a novel of sexy romantic suspense for fans of Nora Roberts, Catherine Coulter, and Karen Robards.

TELL THE TRUTH AND SHAME THE DEVIL

Two children who mysteriously disappeared twenty-one years ago are the last thing on Lorna Temple’s mind when she returns to her Pennsylvania hometown to sell the old family property in the wake of her parents’ passing. But instead of memories, the fields where Lorna grew up yield something utterly chilling.

All those years ago, when nine-year-old Melinda Eagan vanished on her birthday, her foulmouthed older brother, Jason, quickly became the lone suspect. Yet when he went missing, too, the case turned cold. But Jason, it seems, never got far: His bones have been moldering on the Temples’ land for two decades. As far as the local police are concerned, the book is closed on Melinda’s murder–and Jason’s death is justice served. But Lorna refuses to let the dead rest uneasily. She turns to private eye T. J. Dawson to dig up the dirt of the past and see what lies beneath. Only there’ s someone out there who hasn’t forgotten–and who won’t be the least bit forgiving about being exposed as a killer.

In matters of crime, there are many versions of the truth.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Mariah Stewart's Dark Truth.

Title:Hard Truth
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780345476678
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    Hard Truth Reviews

  • Courtney

    This book was just as good as the first one. In this book we follow Lorna and discover that her farm was used as a body dump. It is believed that her friend Melinda might have been the first victim, b...

  • Shae Petersen

    I am enjoying this mystery series. I feel like the author reveals things slowly throughout making me want to keep reading the whole way through. I like how I always think different characters are guil...

  • Janine

    A fun easy read. Light on the romance and heavy on the suspense which was good....

  • Dotti Elrick

    This is the second book in the "Truth" series. I had previously read Mariah Stewarts "Dead" series and I'm discovering that even though all the books can be read as stand alone novels, she continues ...

  • Purple Iris

    2.5. Nothing great and the last few pages feel like they were written when the author realized one of the mysteries hadn't been solved yet and she had to invent something to resolve it. ...

  • Carl

    Plot: Missing childhood friend, presumed murdered by older brother who disappears . . . Lorna returns home after death of mother . . . bodies are found on her land . . . young men, including the older...

  • Theresa

    Lorna goes home to a small town where she grew up to sell the family farm and carry out her mothers wishes. Bodies start turning up on the family farm and Lorna has a lot of questions about what's goi...

  • Cindi Mansell

    Every now and again I like to mix a little romance into my mystery. Mariah Stewart does a good job of writing a hard hitting whodunit mixed with a little tall dark and handsome. Not a particularly sca...

  • Tracy Stackhouse

    In this book Ms. StewartStands AloneIn this book , Miss Stewart has an entirely different cast of characters from the others in this series . She introduces a new voice as narrative , a civilian rathe...

  • Jaret

    This was a decent mystery and the characters worked well together. The focus was more on the suspense than the romance, but I preferred the way it was handled. It felt more real. The plot moved at a d...