By Jayne Ann Krentz
After a career-stalling tangle with a fraudulent gallery proprietor, artwork Deco professional Alexa Chambers is able to come again within the video game. but if she secretly consults on a good looking assortment for Arizona's sumptuous Avalon lodges, she does not understand she's going to move paths with enigmatic enterprise titan J. L. Trask. Years in the past, Trask accused Alexa's stepfather of homicide -- and vowed he could get revenge. Now, their assembly is inevitable -- and appeal fast -- as they exchange hot sparks and snappy repartee. but if a killer emerges from the shadows, those sensual sparring companions staff as much as remedy a dangerous crime from the prior. Following a path of clues to a stylish yet decidedly unusual New Age spa, Trask and Alexa don't desire a crystal ball to determine that their survival -- and their probabilities of bliss -- relies on a bit support from the next strength: a real and reliable love.
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Slowly she replaced it. "Yes," she said. " Lloyd shook his head. "Trask has got some tough times ahead of him. His father was a great one for dreaming up projects, but he wasn't much good at the bottom line. He left his finances in a shambles. " Vivien asked uneasily. " Lloyd raised his bushy gray brows. " Alexa hugged herself and listened to the pickup roar off into the night. " "After he calms down and realizes what he's up against, he'll see that it's the only reasonable thing to do," Lloyd said.
He had bought and paid for a fantasy, and that was exactly what had been delivered. "You did a good job, Vale. " Edward glowed with relief. "May I say that you've created a very unique vision here at the Avalon Resort &Spa. " Edward cleared his throat. " Edward smiled broadly. " "Good. " "I understand. " "It damned well better have the right effect," Trask said. " The sound of footsteps on tile caught his attention. He glanced over his shoulder and saw Pete Santana striding swiftly toward him. , for four years.
Thanks for the warning," he said. He made no move to get back behind the guard rail. It figured, she thought. This man was accustomed to standing on the edge of cliffs. She could tell that just by looking at him. She realized she was holding her breath, waiting for him to recognize her. But he gave no indication that he remembered her from that long-ago scene in Lloyd's hall. She told herself she should be enormously relieved. She released the breath she had been holding. A gust of wind broke the peculiar little trance that had gripped her.