If you're seeking sensuous, compelling and emotional romance and suspense then you won't want to miss this latest romance from one of Avon's most popular contemporary storytellers.
Mitchell Warren has retrned to Madrid, Oklahoma––a town he'd once left, vowing never to return to. But, never say never. In his youth, he was known as wild and sexy...now, he's still very sexy. Uma Thornton has never left Madrid, though her syndicated newspaper column, "The Smooth Moves List" has been turned into a popular self–help book. She never expected to see Mitchell again, so when he returns all the old feelings she'd once held for him come flooding back.
But not all is quiet in Madrid. For one thing, a series of mysterious events seem to occur around Mitchell––is he to blame for the trouble that seems to have come to town with him? And when Uma and Mitchell's childhood friend is mysteriously killed, they both realize that the circle of danger that seems to surround them is becoming tighter.
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A leading series romance writer, Cait London is a national award-winning bestselling author. She writes articles, is a speaker, and fully enjoys the perks of her career, like meeting readers. Her love of the West is demonstrated in her books. Call's contemporary style involves humor and bringing characters to life by using their pasts and their heritages. "I love digging in genealogy and heritages, and creating them," she says."Really neat characters are born out of immigrant heritages or descendants of Native Americans. The contemporary blend makes fascinating texture."
Of German-Russian descent (with rumors of an Austrian princess in her lineage), Cait grew up in rural Washington State. She is now a resident of Missouri and the mother of three daughters, all taller than she.The best events of her life have always been in threes. Cait London says, "I enjoy creating romantic collisions between dark, brooding heroes and contemporary, strong, active women who know how to manage their lives. Readers are the best perks in this game and I love meeting them. I believe that each of my books is a gift to a reader, a part of me on those pages, and I'm thrilled when readers say, 'That was a good book.'From Library Journal:
Except for a visit from Bonnie and Clyde in the 1930s, Madrid is just about the sleepiest place in Oklahoma until a drive-by shooting, the return of a pair of bad-boy brothers, and a crazed killer bent on revenge combine to give the town a jarring wake-up call. While the superb depiction of the small-town environment, unexpected details (e.g., a pet pot-bellied pig), and well-done dual romances add charm to this sexy, occasionally humorous story, a few too many characters complicate an already nicely intricate plot and diminish the intensity of what could have been an incredibly suspenseful story. Nevertheless, this is an enjoyable book, and London's fans should be pleased. London has written a number of well-done, sensual, slightly suspenseful love stories; this is her first effort at real romantic suspense.
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