One year ago, Sarah Phalmer?s husband died in a tragic car crash. Suspicions over her husband?s death landed her in a maelstrom of vicious gossip, and she was soon labeled as the black widow of Seattle, Washington. Despite proclaiming her innocence, the police still believe otherwise, and Sarah?s credibility is even more in doubt when she takes over as chairman of the board for her husband?s company, and returns to her hometown, Anchorage, Alaska. Detective Steven Quaid is the Anchorage Police Department?s top investigator. When he?s called in to protect Sarah from a mysterious stalker, he?s not entirely sure she isn?t behind the scheme herself. Before long, the beautiful widow has him wound up tighter than barbed wire. Is Sarah a victim or a very skilled manipulator? All too soon, Steven has fallen in love with Sarah, and he needs to decide where his loyalties lie. But one of the police department?s best and brightest detectives may just be in over his head, especially when the facts start pointing to a conclusion he isn?t willing to face. With a killer on the loose and a climbing body count, Steven can?t afford to hedge his bets?or his life.Steven bent down and took out the ownera#39;s manual for a Porsche. It was in an evidence bag, but he could tell that the pages naturally fell open to the section on brakes, where a detailed diagram had shown her exactly which line to cut.
|Title||:||Murder, Madness and Love|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2008-03-30|