By Katherine Smith
The attractive woods of Northern Michigan develop into the surroundings for violence and lethal ambition?… Cassandra Beaumont desires not anything greater than to place her husband?’s homicide in the back of her. yet rather than with the ability to quietly retire from public lifestyles, she reveals herself immersed in an unsightly cycle of lies and blackmail. compelled to stand the fellow she betrayed years in the past, she struggles with a treacherous previous mistake and a not-quite forgotten passion?… Michael Beaumont isn?’t convinced whether it is hate, or anything else altogether that he feels for his stunning sister-in-law. whilst a lady is killed and Cassandra is implicated, he fears that an explosion of scandal and shattered illusions will damage his whole family?… Police Officer Danny Haase?’s fishing holiday becomes a nightmare of homicide and complex politics as he is helping the neighborhood police discreetly song down a cold-blooded killer with very excessive connections
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Maybe she could take a nap. The door was locked, she was very alone, and she hadn't slept well the night before. Since Timmy was out with Michael fishing, it would be a nice way to avoid contact with anymore of her husband's family, at least for a few hours. Sleep—a nap would be lovely. She hadn't napped since she was pregnant five long years ago. A few seconds later, she opened her eyes. Who was she fooling? A tight lump came up in her throat and she swallowed hard to dislodge it. Sitting up, she brushed her hair from her face.
She said she'd peek in on him. " “A while. I can only work so long. But ... after we finish for today, I was thinking of taking him out in the boat fishing. " Her mouth softened a fraction and she glanced toward the right, out to where the pines and birches splayed fragrant branches over the hillside outside the screens. He could see her swallow and duck her head slightly. Her voice was a little husky as she responded, “I am sure he would love it. " “Nice has nothing to with it. ” Michael said it crisply.
Taking a slow, deep breath seemed to help her dizziness a little. Frowning, he scanned the words. ” What the hell does that mean? " He looked up, his blue eyes narrowing. “What do you mean you don't know? " She swallowed. Hard. Rubbing her damp hands on her dress, she managed to say reasonably, “Michael, just let it go, will you? " His mouth tightened. “Love affair gone bad? ” She wished she could keep the tremble out of her voice, but it was there just the same. Lord, how she wished she could confide in someone, but Michael would be her last choice at this moment—actually, at any moment.