Monday, October 15, 2012
DANGEROUS RELATIONS Is Out!
I’m delighted to announce that my first romantic suspense, DANGEROUS RELATIONS, is now out with Uncial Press. This was a fun book to write because it’s a murder mystery that includes a passionate love affair and explores a slew of relationships.
Manhattan lawyer, Ardin Wesley, has returned to her New Jersey hometown to move her mother into an assisted living facility when her promiscuous cousin, Suziette is murdered, ensnaring Ardin in a web of suspense, family secrets, and romance.
Thornedale is the last place Ardin wants to be. Her childhood was not a happy one, and she is still haunted by her brief but abusive marriage to Corey MacAllister that has her convinced marriage and family life have no place in her future. Then Brett Waterstone, Suziette’s widower, asks Ardin to help him with the legal procedures involving his adopting Suziette’s 4-year-old daughter. They were stalled by Suziette’s refusal to identify the child’s biological father. Ardin finds herself the little girl’s caretaker. As she and Brett start a romantic relationship, she secretly makes plans to adopt the child herself and raise her in Manhattan.
While trying to find her cousin’s killer, Ardin discovers the identity of some of Suziette’s lovers. The murderer nearly succeeds in killing her in a blazing fire. (Hence the cover.) To Ardin’s great humiliation, she hears from Corey’s own lips why he married her. Later on, she gathers up her courage and confronts him. Her relationship with her mother also undergoes a radical change. The book is chock full of secrets and curves.
Bec of The Romance Studio gave DANGEROUS RELATIONSHIPS Five Hearts. She says:
“Firstly, I'd have to say that this was an incredible book that had many interesting parts to it that bought this story all together and made the plot amazing. There was suspense, adventure and romance at various times that kept me on the edge on my seat and had me turning pages eagerly until I was at the end.”
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