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A Lady in Hiding (The Archer Family, Book 2) by Amy Corwin

By Amy Corwin

"A tragic case of arson sends Sarah into hiding to flee the bad destiny of her kinfolk. She works as a standard laborer, and is secure for 13 years, until eventually she gets an ominous be aware. regardless of her hide, the killer has stuck up along with her, and he or she is once more at risk from a guy made up our minds to silence all echoes from the earlier.

William, an inquiry agent, is fed on with interest while he meets Sarah and hears approximately her case. And one look at her grey eyes has him hooked. even if the facts is scanty after such a lot of years, he vows to help her, unaware how occasions will problem him either as a guy of honor and as an investigator.

When a moment try is made on Sarah's existence, William is pressured to persist with a treacherous course throughout the twisted, darkish prior. And his transforming into charm to the autonomous girl proves simply as risky. He wishes a transparent head to sift during the ashes of the outdated tragedy, with its tricks of corruption attaining into the top degrees of Society. primarily, he needs to guard Sarah, despite own expense.

Love needs to give you the option to deliver the 2 jointly and thwart a determined arsonist, or the final survivor of the long-ago fireplace will die.


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A pair of quail ran, heads and shoulders down like soldiers, from brush to brush nearby. A squirrel came briefly onto the porch and sat on haunches regarding us. I think I told Val about the pork chop. Next thing I know she's beside me on the bed and I'm suddenly awake. No direct sunlight through east or west windows, so most likely the sun's overhead. " "New policy. " "Sorry. Thought you were awake, but obviously you're not quite. " "You said to wake you around noon. Coffee's almost fresh and Cafe Val's open for business.

People tend to see him as just this hicktown officer, and he plays up to it, when the truth is, he's as smart and as capable as anyone I've ever worked with. " Sam nodded. When he did, cords of loose skin on his neck writhed. " He fiddled with a Webster cup. Clutch of ballpoint pens, letter opener, scissors, six-inch plastic ruler, couple of paper-sheathed soda straws, a cheap cigar in its wrapper. " "I know that. " "So Sheriff Bates informed me. So after I hung up from talking to him, I called over to our own sheriff's office and spoke with the fugitive squad there, people you'd ordinarily be expected to coordinate with.

I don't remember too much more about that morning. Val and I sat side by side on the porch on kitchen chairs I'd fished out of the city dump up the road. I told her about Don Lee's latest catch. About the money in the nylon sports bag. Told her I was tired, bone tired, dead tired. Watched sparrows, cardinals, and woodpeckers alight in the trees and bluejays curse them all. A pair of quail ran, heads and shoulders down like soldiers, from brush to brush nearby. A squirrel came briefly onto the porch and sat on haunches regarding us.

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