The Girl on 30A (Paperback)
Claire escapes on Christmas Day. She leaves behind her stifling family, her controlling fianc and her grueling job. In Lemon Cove, a Florida town off Highway 30A, she finds new friends, a challenging career and a beautiful coach house right on the beach. How lucky can she get? But within days her perfect new life begins to disintegrate. Her date for New Year's Eve is found dead in a gangland shooting. She hears voices in the night and has the distinct feeling she's being followed. Gripped by fear, she is suspicious of Daxton Simmons, a handsome, cocky neighbor; of Seijun, the charismatic Buddhist priest; and of the mysterious hitchhiker. Claire is determined to uncover the truth and reclaim the life she's begun to build...no matter what it takes. This fast-paced novel takes place on the exquisite Emerald Coast along Highway 30A in the Florida Panhandle. Part travelogue and part thriller, THE GIRL ON 30A paints a vibrant portrait of a distinctive region while spinning its intriguing tale.
Deborah Rine lives in Lake Bluff, Illinois with her husband, Larry and her chocolate lab, Cocoa. The Girl on 30A is her fifth novel and was inspired by a wonderful vacation along the Emerald Coast.