As the manager of her family’s resort in Western Montana, Bodine Longbow believes there aren’t enough hours in the day, especially for love. When her childhood crush Cal Skinner returns to the ranch after a stint in California, Bodine wonders whether he can change her mind.
However, the discovery of a woman’s body on resort land turns Bodine’s life on its head. Cal is painted as a suspect by a a deputy sheriff, and for Bodine’s family, the murder serves as a reminder of the disappearance of Aunt Alice twenty-five years ago. Bodine becomes increasingly suspicious that the new tragedy may be connected to her aunt’s case.
In Come Sundown, Nora Roberts cleverly encapsulates a family dedicated to perpetuating their legacy and the lingering nature of trauma.