Southern Secrets MOBI Ê Paperback
- 368 pages
- Southern Secrets (Det. Annie Avants, #3)
- Renee Benzaim
- 14 February 2016 Renee Benzaim
[KINDLE] ❄ Southern Secrets (Det. Annie Avants, #3) Author Renee Benzaim – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk SECRET SOCIETY HIDDEN TREASURE REBEL GOLD MURDERDet Annie Avants' cousin Zack lives in Mena Arkansas and has come into possession of three hidden journals written by one of his ancestors who was deepl SECRET SOCIETY HIDDEN TREASURE REBEL GOLD MURDERDet Annie Avants' cousin Zack lives in Mena Arkansas and has come into possession of three hidden journals written by one of his ancestors who was deeply involved with the Knights of the Golden Circle a secret society active before and during the Civil War The journals spell out the locations of some of the biggest caches of 'rebel gold' hidden by the KGC to fund a second Civil War Zachary Isom Avants is a history buff and an avid genealogist who searches throughout Arkansas for the ruins of the many abandoned cabins and homesteads left behind by his ancestors For years he has been tracking down these abandoned homesteads looking for artifacts and information on the lives of his long dead relativesDeep in the Ouachita forests he comes across a caved in pit that is the cellar of what's left of a cabin that hasn't been touched for almost years The site is covered with brush and vines He almost misses seeing itZack sets up camp next to the pit and begins clearing away the brush It was a small cabin but not the typical sentinel outpost shack that the KGC used to guard their secret hoards When he can safely climb down into the pit he finds an indentation in the far wall of the root cellar He carefully digs and finds hidden inside a small opening a cast iron skillet with a lid that has been sealed with pitchExcited he takes the skillet to his makeshift table outside and unseals the lid Inside wrapped in many layers of oil cloth he finds three journals One is a copy of a daybook kept by someone high up in the KGC during the Civil War The only signature is 'Avants' The other two journals were penned by Zack's great grandfather Orris AvantsUnknown to Zack the leadership of the modern KGC is aware that these journals still exist but have never been able to find them When he and his friend Luke discuss the journals at a local cafe in Hatfield their conversation is overheard by a local old timer who calls the KGC The KGC is determined to recover the Journals Why They don't know what caches the journals expose and they don't want treasure seekers finding their hidden treasuresThe American government is also interested in the KGC and the millions of dollars they stole and hid FBI Special Agent Connor Smith also receives a phone call from the old timer about the conversation he overheard in the Hatfield cafe Agent Smith goes on full alert determined to get his hands on the journals and recover as much of the stolen loot as possibleZack finally realizes the significance of his find and mails the journals to his cousin Annie in California He knows he is being followed and that he his family and his friends are in danger.