Shadows on the SandPublished by Multnomah Books
12265 Oracle Boulevard, Suite 200Colorado Springs, Colorado 80921Scripture quotations or paraphrases are taken from the following versions: The Holy Bible,New International Version®. NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by Biblica Inc. ™ Usedby permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright © 1991, 1992, 1995 by American Bible Society.Used by permission. The King James Version.The characters and events in this book are ctional, and any resemblance to actual persons orevents is coincidental.ISBN 978-1-60142-084-8ISBN 978-1-60142-306-1 (electronic)Copyright © 2011 by Gayle RoperCover design: Kelly L. HowardCover photography: Pam Ullman/Getty All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form orby any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher.Published in the United States by WaterBrook Multnomah, an imprint of the CrownPublishing Group, a division of Random House Inc., New York.
and its mountain colophon are registered trademarks of Random House Inc.Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataRoper, Gayle G.Shadows on the sand : a seaside mystery / Gayle Roper. — 1st ed.p. cm.ISBN 978-1-60142-084-8 — ISBN 978-1-60142-306-1 (ebk.) 1. City and townlife—New Jersey—Fiction. 2. Missing persons—Investigation—Fiction. I. Title.PS3568.O68S53 2011813'.54—dc222011003832Printed in the United States of America2011—First Edition10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
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