The splendid setting of California's wine country is the stage where deceitful schemes compromise people and change their lives. Randall Newmann's successful construction company is victim to the selfish motives of a zealous corporate executive, causing financial disaster. Unanswered questions prolong the anxiety, leading Randall into a criminal investigation while a second story line unfolds involving the murder of two friends. Throughout the ordeal, Randall's lover, Patricia Duncan, offers encouragement and makes a discovery that unlocks the mystery. Time-honored relationships provide false comfort for individuals that are lured into a web with a Silver Lining.Jeff Doyle is the author of 'Silver Lining: Special Assets 3' with ISBN 9781891048098 and ISBN 1891048090.