Ashes of Despair
Mary Schaller, author
The sequel to Deadly Distrust occurs three years later during the AIDS crisis in San Francisco. The morals of sex are changing, and the LGBT community is in turmoil. Our heroine, Elinor DeMartini, inherits a large estate. However, the board of directors doesn?t want her knowing about their corruption, and they don?t want to stop the flow of money. When Elly tries to learn about her inheritance, one of the board members is killed. And so starts an action-packed struggle to survive the many dangers surrounding the pursuit of wealth.