Introduction, The Painting
By Constance La France
A perplexing plot, an enchanting romance, it quivers with passion,
mystery, as lies unravel and family secrets are exposed at last!
Can a garage sale painting reveal secrets . . . or hidden truths.
And for striving artist Miranda, finding it is only the beginning
into a labyrinth of lies, horror--and murder. It brings Tom Ashton
into her lonely life and eventually makes her a suspect in his
brutal and fatal shooting. She sets out to solve his death and
clear her name--and uncover why Tom wanted the painting back
so desperately... what was in the painting that he did not want
her to know-- Miranda will go through the crumbling gates of Ashton
Manor where Tom's hidden truths resided. Where family secrets
lay concealed -- who had a reason to kill Tom and who has decided
that Miranda is the next to die? What is hidden within that painting?
SHE STANDS BACK LOOKING AT THE PAINTING STARING AND
PONDERING, WHAT TRUTHS DO YOU HIDE?
June 5, 2013
For the contest, You've Written A Novel