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Slow Burn [NOOK Book]

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Faced with the brutal murder of her husband, Spencer Huntington demands answers from the one man who should have them--ex-cop David Delgado, her husband's former partner and best friend. And her former lover.

Spencer and David are bound by a reluctant partnership and find their loyalties tested by desires they can't deny. Their search takes them from the glittering world of Miami high society to the dark, dangerous underbelly of the city--while around them swirl the tortured ...

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Overview


Faced with the brutal murder of her husband, Spencer Huntington demands answers from the one man who should have them--ex-cop David Delgado, her husband's former partner and best friend. And her former lover.

Spencer and David are bound by a reluctant partnership and find their loyalties tested by desires they can't deny. Their search takes them from the glittering world of Miami high society to the dark, dangerous underbelly of the city--while around them swirl the tortured secrets and desperate schemes of a killer driven to commit his final act of violence.


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Editorial Reviews

Midwest Book Review
. . . Her tremendous skill allows her to place equal emphasis on the romance and the suspense without shortchanging either one.
Romantic Times
. . . mastery for the mysterious. She drops clues with precision, and no one will leave the edge of their reading chair!
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
First in Harlequin's new Mira imprint, this fastpaced yarn by award-winning Pozzessere (Game of Love) combines mystery with sizzling romance. When Miami police officer Danny Huntington is gunned down, the suspects include a cult leader, a crime boss and the husband of a murdered heiress-all involved in cases Danny had been working on. Danny's wife Spencer and his ex-partner and best friend David Delgado begin a search for Danny's killer that leads them from Miami to the mansions of Newport. Soon Spencer's life appears to be in danger and her grandfather, Sly, asks David to act as her bodyguard. Complicating matters is the fiery attraction between Spencer and David that started in high school only to be cooled by her parents' disapproval of David's Cuban heritage. Pozzesserre, who lives in Florida, adds some nice local detail and shows what it was like to grow up as a Cuban refugee in Florida. The romance, however is more satisfying then the mystery, as the murderer turns out to be incidental. Despite this, and the fact that it is sometimes difficult to keep the numerous relatives and suspects straight, Pozzesserre has delivered an enjoyable read. Major ad/promo. (Oct.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426828591
  • Publisher: Harlequin Enterprises
  • Publication date: 11/17/2008
  • Sold by: HARLEQUIN
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 288,470
  • File size: 506 KB

Meet the Author

Heather Graham



Heather grew up in Dade County, Florida, and attended the University of South Florida at Tampa, majoring in theater arts and touring Europe and parts of Asia and Africa as part of her studies. After college, she acted in dinner theaters, modeled, waitressed, and tended bar. After the birth of her third child, she was determined to devote her efforts to her writing: her dream. She sold her first book in 1982.

Today, this author's success is reflected not just by reader response and the over 20 million copies of her books in print, but in many other ways. In addition to being a New York Times bestselling author, Heather has received numerous awards for her novels, including over 20 trade awards from magazines such as Romantic Times and Affaire de Coeur, bestseller awards from B. Dalton, Waldenbooks, and BookRak, and several Reviewers' Choice and People's Choice awards.

Heather has appeared on Entertainment Tonight, Romantically Speaking, a TV talk show that aired nationwide on the Romance Classics cable channel, and CBS Sunday News. She has been quoted in People and USA Today, been profiled in The Nation, and featured in Good Housekeeping. Her books have been selections for the Doubleday Book Club and the Literary Guild. She has been published across the world in more than 15 languages and has published over 70 titles, including anthologies and short stories.

Somehow, this prolific author manages to juggle it all--family, career, and marriage--while reaching a level of success to which few can aspire.
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