In Places Hidden

series: Golden Gate Secrets

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The search for her missing brother leads to the most dangerous part of the city . . .

Camrianne Coulter's brother Caleb is a successful San Francisco attorney. But when three months go by without a word from the usually communicative Caleb, Camri boards a train to the booming West Coast city to find out for herself why he hasn't written. When she arrives at his home, nobody seems to know where he is, or what has become of him.

Camri's search for her brother leads her deep into the political corruption of the city--and into the acquaintance of Patrick Murdock, who Caleb successfully defended from a false murder charge. Getting to know this handsome Irish contractor challenges all of Camri's privileged beliefs, but Patrick is unshakably loyal to her brother, and he seems to know more about what happened to Caleb than anyone else. As the two edge closer to the truth behind Caleb's disappearance, they risk angering the powerful forces that control the city. Can Camri trust Patrick to protect her from the dangers that lie hidden in San Francisco's backstreets?

The Author

  1. Tracie Peterson
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    Tracie Peterson

    Tracie Peterson is the bestselling author of more than one hundred novels, both historical and contemporary, with more than six million copies sold. She has won the ACFW Lifetime Achievement Award and the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. Her avid...

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"Mystery and suspense saturate the pages of this historical romance. Readers will relate to the authentic characters as themes of faith are woven throughout their story. . . . In this first installment of her new historical romance series, Golden Gate Secrets, Peterson brings together diverse personalities from different social and economic classes, creates an immersive experience and subtly sets the groundwork for future stories."

RT Book Reviews

"This novel is a powerful and historical jump into the seediness that was the Barbary Coast and the amazing ways God works in the lives of His sheep for the greater good."

Christian Market

"Peterson launches the first volume in a new historical series that offers both an action-packed romantic adventure and a spiritual journey as the protagonists seek answers to their questions. Bound to attract fans of the author's Heart of the Frontier series and readers desiring an uplifting, scripture-based novel in which faith and prayer are key elements in the development of both the plot and the characters."

Library Journal

"Tracie Peterson's first in the new Golden Gates Secrets series, In Places Hidden explores the Progressive Movement in San Francisco. . . . A suspenseful story, balanced by the levity of supporting characters, this romantic mystery has an assortment of surprises in store for the reader."

Historical Novels Review

"In Places Hidden is a historical and Christian mystery with a touch of romance and a sprinkle of surprise. . . . Tracie Peterson is a strong writer of historical fiction and writes beautifully about Christian faith and ideas. Her characters are easy to root for and Patrick will steal your heart as he did mine."

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