A lifetime dedicated to research. An unsolved murder case. A killer who will stop at nothing to complete his masterpiece. Dana Grays’ life is dedicated to studying the past until an unsolved murder thrusts her parents’ cold case back to life. As the head researcher of occult origins at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., Dana Gray seems the perfect partner to help loner FBI agent, Jake Shepard crack a string of ritualistic deaths. But when Gray detects an alarming pattern reminiscent of her tragic past, it puts her on a deadly crash course with a serial killer who might have been hunting her all along. Now, she must face her biggest fear. Going toe to toe with the murderer who killed her mother & father. The odds are stacked against Gray and Shepard. Will this unlikely duo be able to solve the case and discover the truth before the killer strikes again? – – – – – – – – – – – A fast-paced & gritty mystery thriller that will have you rooting for Smithsonian researcher turned amateur detective, Dana Gray. The debut novel from C.J. Cross will have fans of A.J. Rivers , Mary Stone and Melinda Leigh ripping through the pages until the end. A must-read for Bones fanatics. “Brilliant. Determined. There’s no crime this female protagonist can’t solve!” – – – – – – – – – – – Dana Gray Mystery Series Book 1: Girl Left Behind Book 2: Girl On The Hill Book 3: Girl In The Grave More books on the way!