By Jayne Ann Krentz
From New York Times bestselling writer Jayne Ann Krentz comes an electrifying novel of ardour, homicide, and small-town scandal.
Investigative reporter Irene Stenson hasn’t been to her place of origin of Dunsely, California, because the ugly evening she discovered either her mom and dad lifeless at the kitchen ground. Now, seventeen years later, Irene has obtained a surprising new lead approximately their deaths—and is set to find the reality of what occurred on that long-ago evening.
Staying at an area inn, she unearths herself confiding in good-looking Luke Danner—an ex-marine who’s as used to barking orders as Irene is to ignoring them. yet Luke sees the phobia underneath her convinced exterior—and can’t support yet are looking to shield her. he's additionally pushed through passions of his personal, and as they’re drawn jointly into the guts of risk, they are going to probability excess of both of them anticipated.
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She slanted him a quick, cautious glance. " "Maxine filled me in on your connection with Pamela Webb. I realize that finding your old friend like that last night was bad. " She faced straight ahead, watching the narrow strip of pavement that wound toward town. "What I decide to do is my business," she said quietly. "Look, I admit I've only been in this town for a few months, but from what I've heard, Sam McPherson is an honest cop. " "There won't be an investigation. Not unless Senator Webb wants it, and I can pretty much guarantee that's not going to happen.
He raised his brows. " She smiled wryly. "What's more, there was never a shortage of males offering themselves up to be conquered. She was beautiful and she had a talent for flirting. Guys fell like flies. " "Maybe Sam McPherson wanted to be one of her conquests but she ignored him," Luke suggested. "Maybe he developed an unhealthy obsession with her. " She shivered a little. " "How the hell should I know? This is your project, not mine. " "I'm not so sure about that," she said quietly. " "Everyone seems to think that Pamela summoned me to Dunsley to say good-bye.
Of course he had relatives, she thought. Most people had lots of them. She was the exception to the rule, because after her great-aunt had died a few years ago she had no one left. But that was no reason to assume that everyone else she met was in the same situation. Still, there was something about Luke that had made her think he was also alone, a sense of distance, perhaps, as if he, too, looked out at the world from another dimension, just as she had learned to do. She examined Jason through the SUV window, aware of an inexplicable sense of curiosity.
All Night Long by Jayne Ann Krentz