A wedding on the lip of a Hawaiian volcano sounds risky to Dinah Pelerin, Claude Ann Kemper's best friend and maid of honor. But Claude Ann is sure her groom's the right man. He has gone all in on a real estate deal he believes will set him and his new wife up for life. But a group of native Hawaiians claims that the sacred bones of an ancestral king are buried on the land the groom plans to sell, and one of them has vowed to do whatever it takes to stop him. Then Pele, the fire goddess, rocks the island with a series of earthquakes, and somebody shoves a member of the wedding party into a flow of molten lava.If Dinah and Claude Ann are to survive, they'll have to face down an angry goddess and a ruthless killer.
Born and raised in Georgia, Jeanne Matthews has worked as a copywriter, a high school English and Drama teacher, and a paralegal. She currently lives in Washington state with her law professor husband and a West Highland terrier. Bet Your Bones is her second novel.