After months of dating, Lexi Marshall is ready to tell Xander more about her past, and the real reason she makes it a priority to sit on the community policing board.
Concerned about the woman he loves, the detective has to put Lexi’s cold case on the back burner when he and partner Dennis Blain are summoned to the scene of a school bus crash. A quiet day at the precinct is about to turn chaotic.
With reckless abandon, the lives of thirty-eight children are turned upside down when a 25,000 pound vehicle careens off the road.
After every ambulance and emergency worker leaves the scene, it’s up to Xander and Dennis to piece together the evidence and determine what went wrong.
Both Lexi and a bus full of children endure a heartbreaking ride in this story of love and healing in the wake of criminal recklessness.
Taken from the headlines of a real life community, this story has been fictionalized to fit the characters and setting of The Coast.
The Coast: A Heartbreaking Ride is Book II in this series.
Length: 25,100 words