A journey of chances, decisions, and destiny. Lauren Rutledge has finally found her son. But the joyous reconciliation that she anticipated turns into alarming news when she learns that Josh is charged with murdering the wife and daughter of Hough Dorsett, a wealthy and highly respected businessman. Encouraged by an elderly mentor, Minnie Jenkins, and her best friend, Madeline, Lauren sets out to meet up with an old boyfriend, the infamous Dylan Wesley, who owns Club Macaly in West Houston. With his help, she is introduced to Rex Ledbetter, an attorney and investigator who discovers some interesting facts about Mr. Dorsett and his banking friends. Before Lauren knows it, she is immersed in a world of dangerous stalkers, scheming phone calls, and pulse-raising car chases—all the while in search of a mystery man who knows the truth behind the murders. Packed with surprising twists and turns, The Children of St. Minerva follows Lauren as she fights to the bitter end while battling her own misgivings about past mistakes that brought her to the present. She risks losing everything she has achieved to save her son, even her own life. And when she can go no further, the unthinkable happens—only to learn that she can take just one more step ultimately to solve an even deeper mystery that would change her life. Witness her challenging rush to win in the pages of this gripping book.