Her lover lied. Now she's a prime suspect in his murder.
Her lover lied. Now she’s a prime suspect in his murder.
Athena Kelly doesn’t have time to clear her name. She especially has no time for too-handsome, too-arrogant Detective Inspector Hunter Wells.
With two people dead, Hunter’s determined to keep Athena alive.
Despite Athena’s determination to stay away from Hunter, suddenly she’s living next door to him. Their attraction heats up, even as deadly danger closes in.
An instant attraction…
He lifted his hand, and touched her cheek. “You’re beautiful. And brave. And dumb.”
Her face tingled where he touched her. That tingle moved to her spine, and lower. She shifted on her tall stool. She couldn’t look at him.
He kept his hand where it was. He rested the index finger of his other hand under her chin, and lifted her head. She saw that his eyes had darkened to slate. He moved his head down, and she couldn’t look away. She was mesmerized.
He touched his lips to hers, and she closed her eyes.