A Casualty of Hope
9780990444831, $12.95, PB, 308pp, www.amazon.com
Synopsis: Bernie Robertson has a recurring nightmare of being pursued by a killer through a snowy desert. This could be the response to the stress of divorcing her abusive husband, or it could be the memory of an actual event. When Bernie's husband is arrested, Bernie makes the decision to move to Texas, where she was adopted, hoping to find her birth mother. But the move plunges her into a terrifying situation, where the event she is struggling to remember might be the thing that puts her life, and the life of her daughter...