By David Martin
Paul and Annie Milton acquired the dilapidated mansion often called Cul-De-Sac to revive it. yet unusual issues are taking place on the previous condominium. they're being stalked. Paul is wasting his brain, but he refuses to go away. Ex-cop Teddy Camel starts to enquire the secret surrounding Cul-De-Sac, beginning with the violent killing that came about there seven years sooner than. And what he and Annie uncover--about a high-level cover-up, a kin with darkish and costly secrets and techniques, and an ex-convict bent on exacting his personal model of terrible justice--could rather well kill all of them.
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