Gold by Thomas Hollyday, revolves around John Neale a lawyer from a small town that works for very little money to help support his local community with their legal matters. Unfortunately he is forced to take his law degree and work for the corporate world, but before he can do that, he has one last job, finalizing a will for a local priest named Father Tom who recently died. During this process, John finds that the Father has tons of gold worth tons of money; and no one knows where it all came from! Thinking there is more gold to be had in the area, people flock to the small town from all over the world to try and get their hands on a piece of the pie. Throw into the mix a Native American burial site, pirates and some science fiction, and you have a story that is full of fun and adventure! Enjoy!
Gold (River Sunday Romance Mysteries Book 4)
John Neale is throwing in the towel. He has followed his conscience for too long, working for pennies to support local farmers in the quiet Chesapeake town of River Sunday. With his own bills mounting, he is doing one last job before selling out to the corporate life. He just needs to finalize the will of Father Tom, a beloved priest who passed away while performing a mass. To the town’s surprise, it seems that Father Tom had access to gold – to the tune of millions of dollars. None can figure out where the stash of precious metal was coming from, or how many millions still remained. A modern day gold rush ensues, with prospectors descending on the town from all corners of the world. John struggles to fend off the enthusiastic claims of the church as well as the scrabbling efforts of neighbors while making his own furious explorations of the brush-encrusted fishing property Father Tom maintained. When a Native American burial mound presents evidence of a history tracing back far more than local tribes could account for, John realizes the significance of his discovery could go far beyond monetary wealth. His world enters the realm of science fiction, and he races to stay one step ahead of death in his efforts to share the truth with the world.
The River Sunday series are standalone stories which can be read in any order. Part of the proceeds from the sale of Thomas Hollyday fiction and non-fiction goes to support drinking water resources for wildlife.
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