The Lazard Legacy
“The Lazard Legacy” is the tale of Dr. Ben Pike—fed up with the big city and a relationship gone sour—who returns to his hometown hoping to rekindle relations with his estranged family—the wealthy and powerful Lazards, who have dominated these parts for generations.
A series of inexplicable deaths and a beautiful woman’s cry for help soon transform Ben’s peaceful dream into a nightmare as he seeks to uncover the truth behind his legacy in this gripping tale of psychological suspense and all-consuming evil.
In this gratifying thriller, Rawlings—himself a small-town Georgia doctor—spins a masterful tale of murder, deceit, lust and treachery set in a remote corner of the Deep South. The novel has more twists and turns than a summer tornado and will make anyone think twice before relocating to a strange country town.