By Nora Roberts
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Roberts's most up-to-date novel of romantic suspense is a cunningly calibrated portrait of a tender chef's restoration from violent trauma. whereas using within the Grand Tetons, displaced Bostonian Reece Gilmore stops within the small city of Angel's Fist, close to Jackson gap, Wyo., and considers the "Cook Wanted" register Joanie's, an area diner. nonetheless rattled by way of a taking pictures spree at her Boston eating place that left her wounded and the one survivor between 12 co-workers, Reece is definitely spooked, as famous by way of her plainspoken new boss, Joanie, and the locals who widespread the eating place. between them is a cautious, unattached secret novelist, Brody. certainly, while Reece claims to have witnessed a homicide whereas mountaineering alongside Snake River, few other than Brody tend to think the skittish new resident: Sheriff Rick Mardson hasn't stumbled on any transparent proof of a lady struck down close to the river; document Wallace is suspicious of Reece's fragile psychological country; and Joanie isn't approximately to chop Reece any slack whereas operating a hectic kitchen. Roberts cleverly casts suspicions at the locals whereas constructing the romance among the 2 feisty protagonists. A slow-burn begin combusts in a lovely denouement; Roberts's legions of enthusiasts might be enthralled. (July)
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After affliction a terrible surprise, Reece Gilmore is slowly commencing to positioned her existence again jointly. Leaving her domestic in Boston, Reece travels round the state, but if she arrives in Angel's Fist, Wyoming, her vehicle refuses to head from now on. making plans on staying purely till she earns sufficient cash to mend her motor vehicle, Reece takes a role as a cook dinner within the Angel foodstuff Cafe. Then, as she will get to grasp her new boss, her co-workers, and the opposite citizens of the little city, together with Brody, an annoyingly obdurate but mysteriously horny author, she begins to think that for the 1st time in a long time, she could have chanced on a spot she may well really are looking to name domestic. Reece's hard-won happiness and feel of safety is threatened, even though, while she turns into not just the only real witness to a homicide but in addition the subsequent goal of the killer, who's decided to force her loopy. once more, the best-selling, prolific, and ceaselessly imaginitive Roberts deftly imbues a deliciously refined experience of risk right into a chilling and exciting plot, therefore developing yet one more of her many impossible to resist and terrifically gratifying novels of romantic suspense. John Charles
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About the Author
Nora Roberts is the number-one ny Times-bestselling writer of greater than a hundred ninety novels, together with The seek, Black Hills, Tribute, excessive Noon, and plenty of extra. She can be the writer of the bestselling futuristic suspense sequence written less than the pen identify J.D. Robb. Roberts has greater than four hundred million copies of her books in print.
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Besides, if there was a fire and power failure, she’d be groggy and slow. End up burning to death or dying of smoke inhalation. And the idea of that had her sitting on the side of the bed with her head in her hands cursing herself for having an overactive and foolish imagination. “Just stop it, Reece. Stop it now and go to bed. ” She made one more round with the locks before getting into bed. She lay very still, listening to her heart thud, listening for sounds from the next room, from the hallway, from outside the window.
When she turned away, Linda-gail shot Reece an exaggeratedly dreamy look. Even as Reece’s lips quivered in response, Brody shifted his gaze, locked in on her face. The full-on stare made her stomach jump. Even when she quickly averted her eyes she could feel his on her, rudely, deliberately probing. For the first time since she’d begun her shift, she felt exposed and vulnerable. She pushed off the stool, stacked her dishes. Fighting the urge to look over her shoulder, she carried them back into the kitchen.
It had been months since she’d taken a sleeping pill, and she was tired enough tonight to sleep without help. Besides, if there was a fire and power failure, she’d be groggy and slow. End up burning to death or dying of smoke inhalation. And the idea of that had her sitting on the side of the bed with her head in her hands cursing herself for having an overactive and foolish imagination. “Just stop it, Reece. Stop it now and go to bed. ” She made one more round with the locks before getting into bed.