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A Dark, Dark Truth | Book 10 Lake Pines Mystery
Goodreads Book List | L.L. Abbott

One Body.

Several Suspects.

A murderous secret that refuses to remain hidden. 



Read the 10th book in the Lake Pines Mystery Series today.

When an antagonistic and secretive celebrity chef, Michel Lalonde, is found murdered on Storm Island, he leaves behind a trail of unanswered questions. As the investigation unravels the private life of the illusive chef, it becomes apparent that there were several people who wanted the chef removed from their lives - permanently.

When local coroner, Kerry Dearborne, begins to investigate the crime, she realizes that the murdered chef’s mysterious life may be connected to a dark secret from her own past, pitting the desire for her own survival against the need for justice.

As Kerry delves deeper into the case, she comes to the frightening realization that someone has uncovered an unsettling secret from her past, threatening to derail the investigation, putting her life and the truth in danger. With the assistance of an unlikely colleague, Kerry races against time to find the murderer before it’s too late.


Set against the backdrop of the idyllic, but fictional, lakeside town of Lake Pines, A DARK, DARK TRUTH is the tenth book in a gripping mystery series. With twists and turns that will keep you guessing until the final page, this is a story about the lengths we'll go to protect our secrets, and the dangerous consequences that can arise when those secrets are revealed

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