Jada Beaudine has left Puget Sound after her husband Terry was killed in a shocking boating accident and is headed to Atlanta to get away from the memories and live near Terry's family. However, she makes a wrong turn in the Mojave desert in California and finds herself almost out of gas and her anxiety escalates.In the middle of nowhere Jada stops at a peculiar place, the "Red Rock Inn & Cafe" and the owner Irina persuades her to stay the night. By morning an unusual murder has taken place and she is dragged into it; soon after another murder occurs. But Jada never realizes that she has been followed from Puget Sound by some quirky characters with their own devious plans.
Helping to solve murders is not new for Jada but her intuition soon tells her that she could very will be the next victim.
Gornell captures the feel of the barren desert and the isolated cafe so realistically. Her story grips you from the first to last page. Every character is diverse, plausible and contribute something unique to the story line. 'Death of a Perfect Man' is concise and exciting with an awesome plot. You will find this book hard to put down - a real page turner.