Stockwell was not happy. As a lawyer, she was thrilled to have been
accepted as partner. As a woman, she was less than thrilled to
learn she was about to have her portrait painted by Michael Dumont,
a womanizer and one-time high school heartthrob.
this commission. He had given up everything to follow his dream of
becoming an artist and was close to learning first hand what being a
starving artist truly meant. Only working part-time as a deputy
sheriff is he able to make ends somewhat meet.
off to a bad start with Janis, Michael decides to go to her home to
make amends. While he is there, a criminal Janis had once
prosecuted targets her. Now Michael is the one person she can turn
to for help.
is a romance about two people trying to overcome their pasts. Janis
is a woman Michael knows any man would be lucky to have. At the
same time, he is somebody who once had it all. He had been the hero
in all the high school girls’ eyes¾Janis
included. Now everybody thinks he has thrown everything away. I
enjoyed this story, especially how the romance was the primary focus
and was not lost in the suspense. I would be interested in checking
out other books by J. Morgan.