By Elizabeth Lowell
Murder and secret spark unforeseen romance during this appealing new story from the loved New York Times bestselling writer Elizabeth Lowell
On the outside Shaye Townsend has little in universal with Tanner. He's a hard-edged significant urban cop come domestic to the historical Davis kin ranch to settle his uncle's property. She's operating for an environmental conservancy that acquires and protects outdated ranches—and she desires to defend the Davis homestead.
When the suspicious demise of Tanner's uncle at his ranch throws the 2 opposites jointly, tempers flare and sparks fly. whereas they've got hassle seeing eye to eye, Shaye and Tanner agree on something: they should discover the truth.
Combining their precise skills—Shaye's low-key strategy and native connections and Tanner's event as a murder detective—the not going pair proportion lengthy nights within the pursuit of justice. prior to they comprehend it, the friction they generate turns to warmth, igniting a love neither ever anticipated to find.
They think ardour this severe can't final. but if Shaye turns into a killer's objective, Tanner realizes he'd surrender whatever to guard her—including his life.
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Murder and secret spark unforeseen romance during this desirable new story from the liked big apple occasions bestselling writer Elizabeth Lowell
On the skin Shaye Townsend has little in universal with Tanner. He's a hard-edged massive urban cop come domestic to the old Davis kin ranch to settle his uncle's property. She's operating for an environmental conservancy that acquires and protects previous ranches—and she desires to shield the Davis homestead.
When the suspicious demise of Tanner's uncle at his ranch throws the 2 opposites jointly, tempers flare and sparks fly. whereas they've got difficulty seeing eye to eye, Shaye and Tanner agree on something: they should discover the truth.
Combining their targeted skills—Shaye's low-key technique and native connections and Tanner's event as a murder detective—the not likely pair proportion lengthy nights within the pursuit of justice. sooner than they realize it, the friction they generate turns to warmth, igniting a love neither ever anticipated to find.
They think ardour this extreme can't final. but if Shaye turns into a killer's objective, Tanner realizes he'd hand over whatever to guard her—including his life.
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