By Kat Martin
They have been often called the "no-account Raines boys" yet they've grown into profitable, honorable males and every little thing they've got, they've fought for the teeth and nail. Now all the 3 brothers has one final main issue to beat to say what's eluding them: love.
Secrets don't remain buried lengthy in livestock kingdom. Sarah Allen, the attractive woman who humiliated Jackson Raines in highschool, is again on the town. no longer see you later in the past, she couldn't wait to depart Wind Canyon, Wyoming, in her airborne dirt and dust. yet, lately widowed, she has nowhere else to head and reveals herself on Jackson's ranch. And regardless of every little thing, Jackson's discovering himself reluctant to dispose of her.
Sarah brings her personal form of hassle, and he can't withstand hassle. Enemies of her lifeless husband appear making threats, pondering she has anything they're owed. They're now not taking no for a solution, yet what they'll take is the only factor she has left—her daughter. Jackson's the one one that could possibly store little Holly and produce her domestic.
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Not by the facts, but by his own instincts. Presumed Guilty 55 Logic, evidence, told him that Miranda Wood was the killer. Why did he have such a hard time believing it? The doubts had started a week ago, in that police station hallway. He’d watched the whole interrogation. He’d heard her denials, her lame explanations. He hadn’t been swayed. But when they’d come face-to-face in the hall, and she’d looked him straight in the eye, he’d felt the first stirrings of doubt. Would a murderess meet his gaze so unflinchingly?
His employees, for instance. ” “Yes. ” She let out a deep breath, as though relieved that the most painful part of her confession was finished. ” “I felt more…betrayed. ” “So for a month you walked around mad at Mr. ” “Sometimes. Mostly I felt stupid. And then he wouldn’t 38 Tess Gerritsen leave me alone. ” She looked up sharply. ” “No! ” She was sobbing now, screaming out her denials. The sound of her own voice echoed like some alien cry in that stark box of a room. She dropped her head into her hands and leaned forward on the table.
No more hysterics since that day at the police station. She looked cool and in control, which is how he’d always remembered her from their childhood. Evelyn the ice queen. “There’s the matter of the fingerprints,” said Tibbetts. ” asked Chase. ” “That’s the problem. The knife handle was wiped clean. Now, that doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. Here’s this crime of passion, see? She uses her own knife. Pure impulse. ” “She must be brighter than you think,” Evelyn said, sniffing. ” asked Chase. “The suspect herself.