When First We Practice to Deceive ~ the third installment in this riveting series takes a deep dive into the motives and madness behind love, honor, reunion, and revenge.
In the aftermath of the explosion, Ben Grant is faced with a difficult decision that will strain his family and may lead an unidentified threat to his front door. Chris wrestles with his long buried obsession over the one woman he ever loved. His successful solo career is in high gear even as his fragile marriage suffers under the weight of jealousy and unspeakable betrayal.
The walls continue to crumble around LSI’s mighty fortress. Jameson Lockhardt has used every weapon in his arsenal to avoid the exposure of his past. A past that includes the details behind his failed marriage, his son’s illness, and a trail of bodies upon which he built his recording empire. Only Ross Alexander knows the truth about the biggest name – the biggest monster – in entertainment. And Jameson has left him nothing to lose.
An unsuspecting Bobby Lockhardt prepares to take over upon his father’s retirement. Raised by a mother no one discusses, he has compartmentalized his life into two distinct periods: the past and the future. He struggles with both. But when the chance for love challenges him to confront his demons, he finds shocking answers to questions he never dared ask.
Miles Macy and his Metro Dade allies grow frustrated as they continue their investigation into Jordan Grant’s murder. A mysterious riddle from an anonymous source, previously concealed evidence, and a voice from the past converge to fill in missing pieces and provide closure to more than one grieving family.
Loyalties shift, bonds of love are tested, and friendships are strengthened. Life and death meet head-on in a cataclysmic finale that will shake the foundations of an entire industry.