On the way home from a football game, a decade earlier, a masked gunman opened fire on a Texas school bus. Cheerleading coach B.J. Remington was killed, but her murderer was never found. Claudia, who had a close friendship with the young, spirited teacher, constantly relives the anguish of that day, caught in one moment in time. When her husband, the assistant district attorney, becomes determined to uncover the mystery of that tragedy, the secrets buried over the years threaten to tear their family apart.
Officer Casio Hightower will never forget the day his dreams were destroyed. A star quarterback with a promising future, Casio was on top of the world—until one bullet changed everything. He is eager to help Victor Campbell find B.J.’s killer, the man who shot him. Maybe solving the case will help silence the demons driving Casio to hurt the woman he loves.
As the Campbells and Casio teeter on the brink of losing everything, will they be able to discover that what begins at the crossing ends at the cross?
Good and Bittersweet| Posted December 21, 2011
I had never heard of Serita Jakes before and didn't know what to expect,and I was treated good. It's a bittersweet story with characters that are full of character and a story line that had me pacing.
10 years ago, a highschool teacher was murdered, and two of the kids who witnessed the scene, Claudia and Casio, are still suffering from the memories. On the surface they've moved on with their lives, but underneath the pain is still boiling and every now and then it shows up. Now Claudia's ADA husband Vic is reopening the case, to find the killer who evaded capture the first time around. Intertwined with the stories are the personal struggles of Claudia and Casio that tie in with the murder of their teacher.
This story is a good example of how your sins not only impact you, but others in a ripple effect that sometimes you cant even see.If you're looking for a feel good story, this isn't it...but if your looking for an intense story with a good moral behind it. This is a good pick!
I recieved this book for the purpose of this review from Waterbrook Multnomah Publishing Company. If this review was at all helpful go to their site and rate it!