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The Night Is Darkest | A Lake Pines Mystery Book 5

A DNA test, a cold case, and a suspect on the run.

It all proves that a life before murder always matters.



Reat the 5th book in the Lake Pines Mystery Series today.

Goodreads Book List | L.L. Abbott

When a child’s DNA triggers an alert with the missing persons database, police are prompted to revisit a cold case and a murder from thirteen years earlier.

The discovery of a faulty investigation, an incomplete autopsy, and a father on the run means that Dr. Kerry Dearborne needs to succeed where the coroner before her failed.

Amid pressure from the police department to clear all cold cases, Kerry must push aside her instincts and just focus on the facts. There's a dangerous killer in the child’s past – and they’ll stop at nothing to remain hidden.

Will Kerry be able to save the innocent teen or will she become the next victim of this savage killer?

Buy The Night Is Darkest and uncover the true killer today!


The Night Is Darkest is the fifth book in the gripping Lake Pines Mystery thriller series. If you like contemporary whodunits, shocking plot twists and turns, and pages so riveting they practically flip themselves, you’ll love this series.

The Night Is Darkest | book 5 in The Lake Pines Mystery Series

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