By Shiloh Walker
The nationwide bestselling writer of Fragile returns with a luscious new mixture of intercourse and suspense. Quinn Rafferty is operating as a bounty hunter for a personal detective business enterprise in St. Louis while a brand new neighbor catches his eye. he is interested in her-but he has his personal soul to fix sooner than he can fear approximately somebody else. Sarah McElyea is at the run, yet no longer for the standard purposes a lady is going at the lam. She has a plan for her destiny. And up to she unearths herself interested in her gruff, tricky neighbor, she cannot probability telling him the secrets and techniques she's hiding. yet Quinn needs to catch up with to Sarah whilst she seems to be the objective of his new lacking folks case, and either Quinn and Sarah must reveal their precise feelings-as good as their fragile hearts-if their love is to outlive.
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But Sara hadn’t counted on how much she missed being in a home. Even though the apartment wasn’t her home, it felt . . well, welcoming. Warm. There were knickknacks scattered about. A futon that would double as a bed. Another window along the front wall, with a big, overstuffed chair sitting in front of it. In the little kitchenette area, there was a small table set under a window that faced out over the backyard, giving Sara a view of the flowerbeds. Theresa must have been working on them when Sara showed up—vivid bursts of color, vines, plants, and little yard statues.
He didn’t like getting close to people, but the nice lady made it hard to avoid her, to shut her out. His stomach was grumbling by the time he pulled his bike into the small space Theresa had cleared for him. He hadn’t gotten around to eating lunch and he never messed with breakfast—come to think of it, he’d probably skipped dinner the night before, too. Days had a habit of running together on him. It was better than it had been, though. For a while, right after he’d left the army, days had passed by in an endless mess with nothing to separate one from the other.
Theresa set down the tray of flowers and rushed up the brick walkway to greet Sara. ” “Actually, I . ” But Theresa was a petite, friendly steamroller. She rolled right over her attempts to speak and linked arms. Sara obediently fell in step with the older woman. Just get it over with. This place wouldn’t be some dive where she turned over cash in exchange for problems with the plumbing, busted-up plaster, and paper-thin walls. A place like this would come with a renter’s agreement. Credit checks.