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Deception Creek - Paperback

  • Secrets from the past overtake a man who never knew his father. Will old wrongs destroy Billy Maynard or will he rebuild his life?


    Billy Maynard, raised by his mother and grandparents, comes home from college for the summer and meets Jack, an ex-con. When Billy’s mother forbids him to speak with Jack, Billy wants to know why. The answers he unravels lead from deception to deception leading back to a terrible incident at the creek bend one spring night long ago. The truth about what happened, once uncovered, still has toxic effects on everything that Billy cares about. He will lose everything unless he can find the strength to transform a malignant past into a future of reconciliation and hope.


    “Author Terry Persun shows his mastery of character and natural setting in this coming-of-age story about a young man’s struggle to transcend a past tainted by lies, violence, and despair.”

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