By Nora Roberts
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Roberts's most modern novel of romantic suspense is a cunningly calibrated portrait of a tender chef's restoration from violent trauma. whereas riding within the Grand Tetons, displaced Bostonian Reece Gilmore stops within the small city of Angel's Fist, close to Jackson gap, Wyo., and considers the "Cook Wanted" sign up Joanie's, an area diner. nonetheless rattled by way of a taking pictures spree at her Boston eating place that left her wounded and the single survivor between 12 co-workers, Reece is well spooked, as famous via her plainspoken new boss, Joanie, and the locals who common the eating place. between them is a cautious, unattached secret novelist, Brody. certainly, while Reece claims to have witnessed a homicide whereas mountain climbing alongside Snake River, few other than Brody are likely to think the skittish new resident: Sheriff Rick Mardson hasn't came upon any transparent facts of a girl struck down close to the river; document Wallace is suspicious of Reece's fragile psychological nation; and Joanie isn't approximately to chop Reece any slack whereas operating a hectic kitchen. Roberts cleverly casts suspicions at the locals whereas constructing the romance among the 2 feisty protagonists. A slow-burn begin combusts in a pleasing denouement; Roberts's legions of fanatics could be enthralled. (July)
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After agony a terrible surprise, Reece Gilmore is slowly commencing to placed her existence again jointly. Leaving her domestic in Boston, Reece travels round the nation, but if she arrives in Angel's Fist, Wyoming, her motor vehicle refuses to head any longer. making plans on staying simply till she earns sufficient cash to mend her motor vehicle, Reece takes a task as a prepare dinner within the Angel nutrition Cafe. Then, as she will get to grasp her new boss, her co-workers, and the opposite citizens of the little city, together with Brody, an annoyingly obdurate but mysteriously attractive author, she begins to think that for the 1st time in a long time, she can have stumbled on a spot she may possibly really are looking to name domestic. Reece's hard-won happiness and feel of protection is threatened, notwithstanding, whilst she turns into not just the only witness to a homicide but additionally the subsequent goal of the killer, who's decided to force her loopy. once more, the best-selling, prolific, and without end ingenious Roberts deftly imbues a deliciously refined experience of threat right into a chilling and exciting plot, hence growing one more of her many impossible to resist and terrifically pleasurable novels of romantic suspense. John Charles
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About the Author
Nora Roberts is the number-one ny Times-bestselling writer of greater than one hundred ninety novels, together with The seek, Black Hills, Tribute, excessive Noon, and lots of extra. She is usually the writer of the bestselling futuristic suspense sequence written lower than the pen identify J.D. Robb. Roberts has greater than four hundred million copies of her books in print.
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In just over an hour, Mac’s predictions proved on target. The wind tapered down to an irritable mutter. Before another hour had angels fall 45 passed, the juke—which Joanie refused to run on her generator— whined back on, hiccuped, then offered up Dolly Parton. And long after the heavy fall of snow and brutal wind left town, Reece could see it raging in bruised clouds in the mountains. It added, she thought, to their fierceness, gave them a cold, aloof power. It made her grateful she could stand in the warmth of her hotel room and look out at them.
Yet he tucked into the enormous breakfast like a long-haul trucker. ” he asked her. ” She couldn’t take her eyes off the way the food was disappearing. “Yes, where I started. ” Doc wiggled his eyebrows. “And Paris. ” She realized abruptly she had said more about her background in two minutes than she normally did to anyone in two weeks. “More intense, actually. I’d better get back to work. ” Reece worked through the lunch shift, and with the rest of the afternoon and evening stretched out in front of her decided to take a long walk.
And it is good. ” She handed him the one she’d just prepared, then reached up for another bowl. He slid up behind her, reaching up as she did. “I’ve got it. ” “I’ll catch her before I head out. ” She filled the next bowl, sprinkled on the cheese she’d grated for it, the tortilla strips she’d fried. She thought wistfully how much better it would have been with fresh cilantro as she set it on a plate with a hard roll and two pats of butter. Shifting around, she put it in line. “Order up,” she called out, then took the next ticket.