Phyllis A. Whitney
A psychic investigates a mysterious disappearance high in the Appalachian. It's a legacy Christy Loren never wanted. The unwitting inheritor of her mother's psychic gifts, the Long Island librarian assists in police investigations, but they've become too hard for her to bear. Too many victims. Too many shallow graves. So she's fled to the peaceful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains to stay with her aunt Nona. But Christy is soon drawn back into...
2) Star flight
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A movie star's suicide draws a young woman into the deadly shadows of a Hollywood scandal. More than fifty years ago, Victoria Frazer and Roger Brandt were the most popular stars of the silver screen-until a notorious and tragic love affair on set in the Appalachians destroyed their lives. It was there, at the foot of Rumbling Bald Mountain in Lake Lure, North Carolina, where Victoria drowned herself, and where Roger would remain-drifting into obscurity...
Lacey Elliot has been a woman without a past since the day her mother whisked her off to Charlottesville, refusing for thirty years to speak of her father, her family, or her history. But when Lacey intercepts a desperate letter from an aunt in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, she sees her chance to confront the past that has terrified her mother and to fill in the gaps in her own life. Against the charm and the colorful, turbulent history of the picturesque...
For several years, time and circumstance have managed to separate Hallie Knight and her old friend Susan Trench. But when Susan disappears from her grandfather's seaside home on historic Topsail Island, it is Hallie whom Nicholas Trench calls for help. Wealthy, ill, and irascible, he refuses to believe that his beloved granddaughter and the heir to his fortune has been lost to him. He is certain that if anyone can find Susan, it will be her closest...