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Cold Case No. 99-5219 won the

2018 Readers' Favorite Gold Medal in the Fiction, Mystery, Murder category. And was a finalist in the 13th annual National Indie Excellence Awards, mystery category.

"It is a gripping story with an intricate plot containing several strands of subplots, each one touching the heart. With all the exciting subplots, the reader is kept on tenterhooks until all the threads are brought together and complete the story line in a brilliant finish.

Susan Sewell, Readers' Favorite review 

"This is the first book I read from this author, although it's the fourth in the series, it can stand on its own. It gets you from the start! Very interesting plot, keeps you guessing til the end and it's very touching, it brought tears to my eyes. Betta writes with emotion and puts love in her characters."

5-star Amazon review

COLD CASE is the fourth book in the mystery series featuring reporter Samantha Church

On the back cover ...

A baby is murdered on New Year’s Eve 1999, her tiny body abandoned in a Dumpster.

Twelve years later, while locked in a vicious legal battle to regain custody of her own daughter, reporter Samantha Church stumbles across the infant girl’s headstone at Golden Cemetery.

Sam is immediately intrigued by the plea for help from the Grandview Police Department on the child’s gravestone. Sam approaches Grandview police detective James Page, the original officer in charge of the case, but without new evidence, there is nothing Page can do to reopen the cold case and bring the killer to justice.

Or is there?

As Sam digs deeper into the baby’s murder, powerful businessmen, a former Merchant Marine and even a strange and mysterious psychic illuminate her path. Though the further she goes and the more dangerous and deceiving her journey becomes, she refuses to give up and let this infant girl’s murder go unsolved.

Cold Case No. 99-5219, is the newest fast-paced novel in the award-winning mystery series featuring reporter Samantha Church and the rest of the great ensemble cast of characters who will keep you coming back for more.

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