Rebecca, you must keep what I'm about to tell you very quiet. Do not breathe a word of it to anyone. Promise me... If anything happens to me, you get in touch with Sheriff Tom Ackerman of Virginia City and start an investigation.
When her dad and brother go missing, Los Angeles beauty Rebecca Simmons quits her job and travels to Nevada to search out Sheriff Tom Ackerman. From the moment she arrives in town, she becomes the target of a man determined to get what he wants at any cost. Rebecca arrives at her dad's cabin with the sheriff to find both her dad's and her brother's trucks with slashed tires, shattered glass, and riddled with bullet holes. Someone is serious about what they want from her dad, but what is it? As Rebecca unravels the mystery, she also discovers her growing attraction to the sheriff. Danger, mystery, romance, and a one-hundred-year-old ghost are just the beginning of what Rebecca finds in Patricia Redican's The Gold Nugget. Based in the quaint, historical town of Virginia City, Nevada, The Gold Nugget takes off with twists and turns that will keep readers guessing from cover to cover.