Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 384 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.79 in
Published: February 14, 2013
Publisher: Gallery Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1451664222
ISBN - 13: 9781451664225
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Chapter 1 Sometimes terrible things happen in the middle of the night. Sometimes the monster under the bed is real. Sometimes there truly is a bogeyman hiding in the closet. Sometimes people die. “Do you think they saw us?” Jenny Lange gasped as she fled across the overgrown vacant lot in Detroit’s rough Eight Mile area. Moonlight silvered the bright banner of the fifteen-year-old’s long blond hair, turned her face into a pale beacon as she glanced back over her shoulder. Dressed in a ski jacket, jeans and boots, she was little more than a slim shadow in the darkness. The night was black and cold. A biting wind whistled through the canyon made by the surrounding apartment buildings, whipping sparkling whirlwinds of snow from the crusty layer on the ground. “Don’t know.” Lori Penski snorted with laughter. Also fifteen, she ran a couple of steps behind her best friend, Jenny, her flight slowed by an intermittent attack of the giggles. “Did you see what they were doing ?” “What? What were they doing?” Micayla Lange’s heart pounded so hard that she could hear it thudding in her ears even over the rapid-fire crunch of their feet punching through the snow. Slip-sliding along behind, she almost begged for an answer, knowing even as the words left her mouth that she was probably going to be ignored just like always. Only eleven and undersized, she was having trouble keeping up. Having hurried so as not to have be
From the Publisher
Cops and robbers don't mix
It's not that Micayla Lange is afraid of the clinking she hears
coming from the first floor of the empty McMansion she's
housesitting for her uncle Nicco. She's a cop, after all. It's just
that finding out her boyfriend was cheating on her was enough drama
for one night. Now she's alone on New Year's Eve, wearing flannel
pajamas and wielding a Glock 22 as she zeroes in on the
unmistakable source of the sound: Uncle Nicco's private office.
Jason Davis steals things for a living, so unexpected developments
are a natural part of the job. Getting caught red-handed by a hot,
pigtail-sporting police officer in what is supposed to be a
gangster's deserted house is just one more twist in the game. Kind
of like finding incriminating photos in Nicco Marino's safe, only
to discover the cop-and the security cameras- have gotten a real
good look at his face.
Unfortunately for Mick, she also got a good look at the damned
pictures. Her "uncle" might love her like family, but if he knows
she's seen evidence that implicates him in the murder of a city
councilman, she doesn't like her chances. Which is why she's having
a hard time reconciling her professional instincts with what she is
rapidly concluding is an inescapable fact: She's about to help a
criminal get away with a suitcase full of stolen money. And she's
going with him.
Mick and Jason's race for their lives hurtles them through the
dangerous Michigan wilderness on speedboat and snowmobile. As their
adventure heats up and their enemies close in, Mick is torn between
her duty to the force and the combustible passion engulfing her and
her unlikely partner in crime. She'll have to turn Jason in sooner
or later . . . if they survive. But will they ever get a
second chance at love?
About the Author
Karen Robards is the author of thirty-four novels
and one novella. A regular on the New York Times, USA
TODAY, and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists, she is
the mother of three boys and lives in Louisville, Kentucky.
Praise for SLEEPWALKER:
"Robards'' latest book is pitch perfect. Her characters are
dynamic, her villain jumps off the page and the story takes several
unexpected twists. A prime example of everything a romantic
suspense should be... You won''t read this book, you will devour
--RT Book Reviews
Praise for Karen Robards:
"Robards is one terrific storyteller."
"One of the most popular voices in women''s fiction."
"Robards'' singular skill of combining intrigue with ecstasy...
gives her romances their edge."
--Lexington Herald-Leader (KY)