New Eden, Montana, is a piece of heaven on earth where one woman died in her own private hell. Now it’s up to ex-court reporter Marilee Jennings to decipher the puzzle of her best friend’s death. But someone has a stake in silencing her suspicion. Someone with secrets worth killing for—and the power to turn this beautiful haven into a . . .
And as Mari digs deeper beneath New Eden’s picture-perfect exterior, finding the truth is suddenly no longer a matter of justice.
It’s her only hope of staying alive.
From the Paperback edition.
Published: Random House Publishing Group an imprint of Random House Publishing Group on Dec 30, 2003
A re-issue originally written in 1994, this story has lost remarkably little of its original appeal. Take one plucky heroine, an inheritance, a stubborn cowboy determined not to fall in love, a few quirky characters, and evil and powerful man and his hangers-on, mix well with a murder, a mysterious and threatening hermit, a few plot twists for interest and a gorgeous Montana backdrop. What more could one ask?read more
I wasn't sure if this was a poorly written suspense novel with absolutely no suspense, or a sleazy romance masquerading as a murder mystery. In either case, this book has no intrigue whatsoever. I almost forgot that the main character's friend was killed. It is hardly ever mentioned. However, even with this fault it was entertaining as a romance novel.read more
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