Jessica Blackwell never thought she’d return to small, sleepy Valpariso, Florida. But now, an incredible career opportunity has brought her back to the town she and her mother fled in disgrace so many years ago. Settling into her new job at Elgin Air Force Base, she’s confident that the past is finally behind her—until the sheriff of Valpariso shows up at her door…
It’s obvious to Sheriff Steve Paxton that several mysterious deaths are inexplicably linked to the beautiful, brilliant Jessica. And soon his investigation becomes more complicated than he ever anticipated—for he finds himself falling for his prime suspect. But will their mutual passion reveal the truth—or put them both in danger?
Onyx, February 2003