A Breath Away

A Breath Away

by Rita Herron

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Overview

The innocent victim of a childhood tragedy must turn to a sexy sheriff for protectionin this classic tale from USA TODAY bestselling author Rita Herron…

Ever since Violet Baker's childhood companion was brutally murdered, she's been plaguedwith visions of the girl's last hours. Now, on the twentieth anniversary of Darlene'sdeath, Violet's father is found dead, a note beside him confessing to the murder. Butsomething doesn't feel right, and Violet returns to Crow's Landing looking for answers.

Facing the judgmental town as a murderer's daughter is difficult enough, but dealing withthe scalding tension between her and Sheriff Grady Monroe, Darlene's half brother, isworse. As the two of them race to unravel the mystery, it quickly becomes clear thatViolet is in grave danger…and Grady suddenly knows that he'll do anything to protecther, no matter what the cost…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781459296534
Publisher: Harlequin
Publication date: 03/14/2016
Sold by: HARLEQUIN
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 699,981
File size: 518 KB

About the Author

Award-winning author Rita Herron wrote her first book when she was twelve, but didn’t think real people grew up to be writers. Now she writes so she doesn’t have to get a real job. A former kindergarten teacher and workshop leader, she traded storytelling to kids for writing romance. She lives in Georgia with her own romance hero. She loves to hear from readers, so please visit her website, www.ritaherron.com.

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Breath Away 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
chrissywest on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is the first time reading anything by Rita Herron. For fans of romantic/supernatural suspense reads, give A Breath Away a try. You won¿t be disappointed. The book had interesting and well developed characters. It was full of mystery and secrets. I recommend the book. I will be adding more Rita Herron books to my library.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was the first one I read of Rita Herron's book now I can't get enough of her. After finishing A Breath Away I had to read another so I gathered as many as I could of her books. But if you really want a great romance-suspence book to read this would be the one! ! ! !
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is such a beautiful read!The innocence of Violet,the masculinity of Grady,the twisted and dimented mind of 'The Bone Whistler'.It all so beautifully entwines together to create one of, if not the most beautiful story I've ever read!I give it a million and five stars!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Everything in this book worked for me and worked well. I was caught up in the story and the characters. The plot kept me guessing til the end. I didn't want to put it down...and you won't either.
harstan More than 1 year ago
In Crow¿s Landing, Tennessee eight years old Violet Baker considers Darlene Monroe her best friend. When Violet envisions someone assaulting Darlene, she turns to her father to help her pal, but instead he sends her away to live with relatives. Darlene is murdered and Violet feels she failed her friend................... Two decades later Violet returns to Crow¿s Landing because she has been seeing things that she feels will solve the cold case murder of Darlene. Local Sheriff Grady Monroe, Darlene¿s half-brother, wants Violet to leave because he somewhat blames her for his sibling¿s homicide and does not trust her ¿second sense¿; deep in his heart he also fears his attraction to Violet. As she begins to follow her visions, he needs to protect her from someone who targets her as his victim not so much to keep his secrets hidden, but because of an obsession................................ A BREATH AWAY is a terrific supernatural police procedural romance. Violet is an interesting protagonist as she sees visions, suffers guilt over failing her best friend though she was only a child at the time and falls in love with someone who seemingly wants her to leave town because he blames her for his sister¿s death. Grady knows he is unfair to hold Violet culpable, but cannot help himself. Falling in love with her feels right but comes with guilt. Though the motive of the killer appears weak, readers will appreciate this tense romantic suspense propelled by the lead duo...................... Harriet Klausner