Dirty Secrets by Karen Rose
Christopher Walker is a chemistry
professor. He finds the body of his student and friend Darrell
Roberts in the lab one night. It looks like Darrell may have been
murdered and Christopher has no idea why.
Emma Townsend is a successful
author. She has written a book about how to deal with grief. Emma
lost her husband Will a year ago and since she has been touring
almost non-stop in an attempt to avoid the home she and her husband
lived in. Her assistant and best friend Kate has rearranged Emmaís
schedule and is taking her home to face her grief. While sorting
through her husband's belongings, Emma comes across a love letter
written to her from her old friend Christopher back in high school.
Emma never saw the letter then, so she decides to find Chris and let
The desire Chris had for Emma is
just as strong now as it was then and Emma feels it too, but there
are obstacles in their way. Christopher's daughter Megan refuses to
allow Emma to take her mother's place. Then the danger escalates
and Emma's life is threatened. Christopher waited seventeen years
for Emma to come back into his life and now he's terrified he'll
lose her again at the hands of a killer.
There is gripping suspense, a
surprise villain and plenty of action in Dirty Secrets.
This, combined with the tender and sensual romance between Emma and
Christopher make Dirty Secrets a fantastic story.
Emma and Christopher are wonderful; the story and surrounding
characters are all thoroughly engaging as well. Dirty Secrets
is filled with thrills, chills and heartwarming passion.
It's a superb romantic suspense story.
Necessary Betrayals by Annie Solomon
Francesca Bern becomes frantic when
she gets a call from her fifteen year-old sister Gina. Gina's
message got cut off before she could explain why she sounded so
scared. All Frannie heard was the name Calvino. Arturo Calvino is
a mob boss who was also a good friend of Frannie's father. When
Frannie gets to Arturo's house the place is surrounded by cops,
Frannie discovers that Arturo has been murdered. Now Frannie fears
for Gina's life. One of the officers at the house is Quinn Parker.
Frannie hasn't seen Quinn in five years. Not since he helped put
her father in prison.
Frannie finds herself reluctantly
working with the man she loved, but no longer trusts to find Gina.
When the tables get turned, Frannie has to decide if she want Quinn
back in her life or will she betray him this time.
From start to finish the action and
drama is non-stop in Necessary Betrayals. This
emotional story is surrounded with angst. Frannie and Quinn have
such sizzling chemistry, they are so right together.
Necessary Betrayals is a great story that left me satisfied
with it's ending but still wanting more.
Endless Night by Carla Cassidy
Amanda Kincaid has just suffered
through a horrible blind date. Clay Murdock was rude and
inattentive throughout dinner. Now, all Amanda wants is to drop
Clay off and forget the whole thing, but when she is about to drive
away a shot rings out and Amanda finds herself sitting alongside
Clay as he races through the streets trying to get away from the
Clay is desperate to get himself and
Amanda out of harmís way but he can't tell her what's going on.
When the truth does comes out though, Amanda turns out to be a lot
tougher than he originally thought.
Endless Night starts off
with a bang and ends with a sigh. The action and excitement
continue throughout the story until its tender conclusion. Amanda
and Clay are wonderful characters. The emptiness in their lives is
filled unexpectedly and completely when they find each other. It's
a fresh, exciting story.
Each story in Hot Pursuit
is mysterious, exciting and romantic. Dirty Secrets Tugged at
my heart while keeping me on the edge of my seat with suspense.
Necessary Betrayals is thrilling and heart warming, and Endless
Night is non-stop action mixed with a tender budding romance. Karen
Rose, Annie Solomon and Carla Cassidy pen a trio of stories in
Hot Pursuit that will thrill any romantic suspense fan!