Dangerous Refuge: A Novel by Elizabeth Lowell

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 She's operating for an environmental conservancy that acquires and protects outdated ranches—and she desires to defend the Davis homestead.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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Have I mentioned that I love her? Alex supports Mom to her feet. At the door, Mom pauses and holds her hand out to Jiro. “It’s—it’s very nice to meet you,” she says kindly. No matter how flustered she gets, her maternal instincts always win. He says something in Taiwanese with a little bow, pressing her hand in his. She smiles and answers in his language, which makes him smile broadly. ” Paris asks. “He said we have a charming family,” Mom says. ) “And I wished him luck. ” Paris snaps. “We’ll talk about this at home,” Mom says sternly.

I’ll go,” Sydney says, pushing Mom firmly back down. “She’s probably gone back to her apartment. ” “Thank you, Sydney,” Mom says. ” Paris shrills loudly as Sydney trots out of the room and down the hall. “Doesn’t anyone care about me? Doesn’t anyone want to congratulate me on my 46 fantastic news? ” Jiro hears his name and smiles again. I do feel sorry for him, so I wave, and he waves back. “I think you care about yourself enough for everyone,” Alex snaps. ” “But—” Mom protests. “The presents .

Sofia jumps up and runs off to the bathroom. ” Vicky suggests frantically, drawing on the vast medical expertise she’s picked up from reading too much Charles Dickens. She’ll probably recommend leeches next. “Or a cupcake,” I offer. ” Nobody hears me. Sofia runs back in with wet paper towels, which Sydney uses to dab Mom’s forehead and temples. “I’m all right,” Mom says, blinking and sitting up. ” “Jeez, Mom,” Paris says. ” 42 She grins in what she thinks is a charming way. “Get out,” Victoria snarls at Paris.

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