Beautiful Rose/Dangerous Thorns is a fictional novel that reads like true crime. The lovely Rosemary Hollingsworth craves recognition and is willing to achieve it by any means necessary. She sacrifices three sons and a loving husband in her quest for fame and fortune. Rosemary is embraced by the devil in the form of handsome rogue cop Jarrett Dellacava. Together, they spin diabolical death plots entwining her ex-husband, Lloyd, and former student, Jun Parker. Rosemary and Jarrett live the good life while Lloyd and Jun suffer in prison until the law catches up with them. Rosemary Hollingsworth is a character readers love to hate. Lloyd, her long-suffering, honest and loyal husband, will have readers pulling for his victory over evil. This book is a must-read for those who enjoy fast-paced crime novels.