Format: Mass Market Paperbound
Dimensions: 368 pages, 6.64 × 4.17 × 0.97 in
Published: April 29, 2014
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0778316696
ISBN - 13: 9780778316695
Read from the Book
Susanna Galway sipped her margarita and watched the countdown to midnight on the television above the bar at Jim's Place, the small, dark pub just down the street from where she lived with her grandmother and twin teenage daughters. It had been a fixture in the neighborhood for as long as Susanna could remember. An hour to go. There'd be fireworks, a new year to celebrate. It was a clear, dark, very cold night in Boston, with temperatures barely in the teens, but thousands had still gone out to enjoy the many First Night festivities. Jim Haviland, the pub's owner, eyed Susanna with open suspicion. He made no secret that he thought she should have gone back to her husband in Texas months ago. And Susanna didn't disagree. But, still, she hadn't gone home. Jim laid a sparkling white bar towel on one of his powerful shoulders. "You're feeling sorry for yourself," he told her. She licked salt off her glass. It was warm in the bar, and she wished she hadn't opted for cashmere. Silk would have been better. She'd been determined to feel a little bit elegant tonight. But Jim had already told her she looked like the Wicked Witch of the East coming in there in her black skirt, sweater and boots, with her long black hair-apparently only her very green eyes saved her. Her coat was black, too, but she'd hung it up and tucked her black leather gloves in her pocket before sliding onto her stool. She hadn't bothered with a hat since the bar was
From the Publisher
Greed and vengeance disrupt the quiet stillness of the Adirondack mountains
Texas Ranger Jack Galway knows his wife Susanna loves him, so when their marriage hits a rough patch, he supports her decision to take their two teenaged daughters to Boston for a break. But when a few weeks turns into several months, Jack heads to Boston to get his family back.
Packing up the girls and her grandmother, Susanna heads to her cabin in the Adirondacks, trying to escape her fears, her secrets and even the man she loves. Little does she know she''s being followed, not just by her husband but by a murderer….
Ex-convict Alice Parker left a mess back in Texas, and she''ll never forgive Jack Galway for killing her dream of becoming a Texas Ranger herself. Obsessed with revenge, she''s got her sights set on Jack''s family.
Trapped in the mountains, Jack and Susanna must find strength in each other if they hope to keep their family together and escape the cabin alive.
About the Author
Carla Neggers received a degree in journalism from Boston University. Before becoming a full-time fiction author, she worked as an arts and entertainment writer. She has written over 50 novels and at least 10 of them became New York Times bestsellers. She also writes under the names Anne Harrell and Amalia James.
"Only a writer as gifted as Carla Neggers could use so few words to convey so much action and emotional depth."
-New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown