Oh my , did I ever enjoy reading this one. Absolutely COULD NOT put it down. Stayed up til midnight last night reading it (very near the end, too)and was reluctant to go to sleep even then. I was dying to find out how this one turned out. I loved how this one actually had the female main character as strong, or maybe even a bit stronger than the male main character. What a refreshing change of pace for this genre! Loved, loved, loved it!
Abigail has something to hide and it could cost her big time to get involved with anyone or even go out shopping for groceries in public, so she lives her life quietly making a very nice income working from her home using her sizable skills and intelligence to live in such a style as she’s become accustomed. Then the Chief of Police, Brookes has other ideas. this mysterious woman, a rather pretty one at that, is such a puzzle he’s bound and determined to solve if he’s got anything to say about it. Abigail is nervous about having so much attention and determined to have nothing to do with it. Still the Chief of Police has his own ideas and sets to solve the Mystery of Abigail Lowery once and for all, hoping that he’ll finally have some answers to the questions of why she’s hiding, who she’s so afraid of, what happened to cause such fear.
I have a few favorites by Nora Roberts, mainly the 3 Sisters trilogy topping that very short list, but this one will definitely be on that list now. If you’re a Nora Roberts fan, you won’t be disappointed by this one!