|Author: Sandra Brown|
|The "New York Times" bestselling author of "Chill Factor" returns with a chilling story of murder, romance, and betrayal in high society where one rough-and-tumble detective might find his own life on the line. Available in a tall Premium Edition.|
From the Publisher:
#1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown presents a spine-tingling story of murder and betrayal in high society Savannah, where a homicide detective finds his career -- and life -- on the line.
When Savannah detective Duncan Hatcher is summoned to an unusual crime scene, he knows discretion is key. Influential Judge Cato Laird's beloved trophy wife, Elise, has fatally shot a burglar. She claims self-defense, but Duncan suspects she's lying, and puts his career in jeopardy by investigating further. Then, in secret, Elise makes an incredible allegation, which he dismisses as the lie of a cunning woman trying to exploit his intense attraction to her. But when Elise goes missing, Duncan finds that trusting the wrong person could mean the difference between life and death for both of them.Investigating the alleged shooting of a burglar in the home of a high-profile Savannah district judge, detectives Hatcher and Bowen suspect the judge's dutiful trophy wife's declarations of innocence and find the case complicated by the judge's notorious soft-on-crime tactics. Reprint.
Hunky homicide detective Duncan Hatcher needs to figure out whether beautiful Elisa Laird is an innocent victim of a criminal plot or an alluring murderess. She's killed an "intruder" with a single precise gunshot, but she claims the man was sent to kill her by her husband, a corrupt Savannah judge. Hatcher's job is complicated by his simmering attraction to Elisa, and when she suddenly disappears, leaving behind another corpse, Hatcher has to get to the bottom of an insidious web of lies and murder. Sandra Brown blends sizzling romance and corkscrew plotting in this delicious Southern mystery.