In a thrilling tale of mystery and suspense, Dark Promises, author Margaret Lukasik depicts an enthralling account of what can happen when greed and corruption begin their insidious work within the sacred foundation of God's house. Laura Mandrel returns home to California after receiving news that her best friend was brutally murdered within the basement of her grandparent's church. Armed with only one clue, she puts aside her grief to search for the murderer through a maze of Dark Promises used by her family to conceal their evil secrets. Danger follows her at every turn. Clues cast suspicion on a variety of relatives, alluding to a devious plot within her family's ministry. With the help of her grandmother, she discovers the murderer and restores the family legacy of peace, with the reward of a new life and the fulfillment of love. This riveting page-turner digs deep into the intricacies of the human heart, exploring how the innocent are easily deceived and often destroyed by a perverse and indecent means of manipulation called...Dark Promises.