Betrayal had ruined Banner Coleman's wedding day, and on her wedding
night she found herself a jilted bride. Now the seeds of greed and
desire are harvesting a scandal - and Banner's affair with an old family
friend could shatter both a friendship and a family.
Suspense abounds in this gripping new thriller from New York Times
bestselling author Sandra Brown, in which a successful magazine editor
is trapped in her remote cabin with a man believed to be a serial
Cleary, North Carolina, is a sleepy mountain
town -- the kind of place where criminal activity is usually limited to
parking violations. Not so, lately. Four women have disappeared from
Cleary over the past two years. And there's always a blue ribbon left
near the spot where each of the women was last seen. There are no
bodies, no other clues, and no suspicion as to who their abductor might
be. And now, another woman has disappeared without a trace.
to this backdrop that Lilly Martin returns to close the sale of her
mountain cabin, marking the end of her turbulent eight-year marriage to
Dutch Burton, Cleary's chief of police. Dutch's reluctance to let her go
isn't Lilly's only obstacle. As she's trying to outrun a snowstorm, her
car skids on the icy road and strikes a man who emerges from the woods
on foot. She recognizes the injured man as Ben Tierney, whom she'd met
the previous summer. They're forced to wait out the storm in the cabin,
but as the hours of their confinement mount, Lilly begins to wonder if
the greatest danger to her safety isn't the blizzard outside, but the
mysterious man right beside her.
Is Ben Tierney the feared abductor? Or is he who he claims to be...her rescuer from harm and from the tragedy that haunts her?
The compelling characters, sexual tension, and stunning plot twists in Sandra Brown's Chill Factor combine to create a page-turner that will keep readers guessing until the very end.
Burke Basile is a cop with nothing left to lose. Haunted by his
partner's death, his marriage and his career over, he focuses on his
nemesis, Pinkie Duvall, a flamboyant attorney who helps killers evade
justice. Burke's shocking revenge centres around kidnapping Remy, the
lawyer's trophy wife. But Burke hasn't planned on the electric
attraction he will feel for this desperate woman, who rose from the
slums of New Orleans to marry a man she can never love. Nor can he
predict the fierce duel that will explode as the clock ticks towards
midnight on Fat Tuesday, when all masks will be stripped away - and
Burke must confront his own terrifying secret.
WITH SUMMER'S SWIFT PASSION, THEY MET AND LOVED...
fashion buyer Kathleen Haley was determined to resist ErikGudjonsen, the
magnetic blond photographer on assignment at the camp whereshe was a
volunteer counselor. But soon she was swept into the tide of
anuncontrollable desire--deeply in love with a man she hardly knew.Then
Kathleen made a shocking discovery: Erik would never be free to loveher.
So she fled to San Francisco to start a new life with dark,
gentledepartment store magnate Seth Kirchoff--only to learn she was
carryingErik's child.But even as the kindly Seth gave her son his own
name, Kathleen knew shecould never forget the man she still loved with
an aching need: Erik, theone man she must never possess!