Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Missing, Assumed Dead cover


Missing, Assumed Dead

by Marva Dasef

Prejudice, suicide, murder, insanity. Just the everyday happenings in a remote town in the Oregon desert.

When Kameron McBride receives notice she’s the last living relative of a missing man she’s never even heard of, the last thing she wants to do is head to some half-baked Oregon town to settle his affairs. But since she’s the only one available, she grudgingly agrees.

En route, she and her rental car run afoul of a couple of hillbillies and their pickup in an accident that doesn’t seem . . . accidental. Especially when they keep showing up wherever she goes. Lucky for her, gorgeous Deputy Mitch Caldwell lends her a hand, among other things. Her suspicions increase when she meets the probate judge, and he tries just a little too hard to buy the dead man’s worthless property.
Kam probes deeper into the town’s secrets and finds almost no one she can trust. With Mitch’s help, she peels away the layers of prejudice, suicide, murder, and insanity. Kam must find out what really happened to her dead relative before someone in this backward little town sends her to join him.

And she thought Oregon was going to be boring.

15 comments:

S.Durham said...

Nice....!!! Looks like a great story Marva! Looking forward to it.

Cheers, Sara

Marva Dasef said...

I'm vibrating with excitement, and I don't even need the C-cell batteries!

Good thing this is an adult blog, right?

Karen McGrath said...

Amazing cover! Very well done. :)

Marsha A. Moore said...

Great cover!

Roseanne Dowell said...

Great cover!

Kat said...

Fantastic cover. Suzannah is proving to be a very talented addition. Congrats Marva on your new cover.

Tara said...

That cover is absolutely spine tingling.. And it sounds like a book I would like to read. I'll keep my eyes pealed for it.

Lorrie said...

Lovely cover. It really stands out. Great work.

M. L. Archer said...

OMG! That is the BEST cover!

BarbaraB said...

No doubt about it -- the cover proves this will be a hair-raising tale.

Congratulations to both Suzannah and Marva.

Kay Dee Royal said...

Nice Cover!! Totally resonates with mystery and suspense. I like how your name is placed above the axe blade - that's the first place my eyes went...to that axe. Cool.
Congratulations on an excellent cover, Suzanne, and congratulations on a great book, Marva.
Kay Dee

Joylene Butler said...

The cover is stricken. The story sounds intriguing. I think you have the recipe for a great book. Congratulations!

Arlene said...

Oh yes, the cover is fantastic, and the blurb immediately hooks me. Congrats!

J. D. Brown said...

Wow, that's a powerful image with the axe and the blood - love it!

J Q Rose said...

What a combination--prejudice, suicide, murder, and insanity AND a fantastic cover. Can't wait to read this one! Best wishes...