Menifee Author Debuts Novel on Domestic Violence

purple knot raquel byrnesIn her debut novel, Purple Knot, romantic suspense author and Menifee resident, Raquel Byrnes, delves into the world of dark family secrets, high stakes corporate intrigue, and dangerous drug rings as takes she the reader on an whirlwind romance.

Reyna Cruz, Purple Knot's petite private detective, risks her heart and her life when she teams up with her ex fiance' to solve his sister's mysterious death. Purple Knot touches on the heartache of a friend in an abusive relationship, the misconceptions society has of domestic abuse, and the triumph of hope. An edge-of-your-seat romance, Purple Knot will get your heart pumping in more ways than one.

raquel byrnesRaquel Byrnes, has lived in Menifee for six years with her husband and six children. A homeschooler for eleven years, Byrnes attends writers conferences, enjoys target shooting, and has taken private investigator courses. Her debut novel, the first in a three book series, is set to release from White Rose Publishing on June 3rd.

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  1. The story sounds great! I love learning about possible celebrities in our midst.