Originally published in LOVE IS MURDER (2013),
edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown.
In this Thriller Short, New York Times bestselling author Beverly Barton releases a riveting read where little is as it first seems. Olivia Lynn Warren, an interior decorator, was just going to drop off some color swatches with a client. How could she have known she’d stumble upon an argument, a murder and a rushed escape? And then came the threats, attempts to make Olivia the next victim. Jed Merrill, a cop, was the one who saved her life the night of the murder and then relied on her to make his case. But now Olivia has been poisoned, and it appears Jed is responsible. Is he really trying to kill her?Don’t miss any of these Thriller Shorts from Love Is Murder:Diamond Drop by Roxanne St. ClaireCold Moonlight by Carla NeggersPoisoned by Beverly BartonSpeechless by Robert BrowneLockdown by Andrea KaneSpider’s Tango by William SimonNight Heat by Laura GriffinB.A.D. Mission by Sherrilyn KenyonDeadly Fixation by Dianna LoveHot Note by Patricia RosemoorLast Shot by Jon Land & Jeff AyersGrave Danger by Heather GrahamWithout Mercy by Mariah StewartEven Steven by D.P. LyleDying to Score by Cindy GerardThe Number of Man by J.T. EllisonHard Drive by Bill FloydAfter Hours by William BernhardtBlood In, Blood Out by Brenda NovakWed to Death by Vicki HinzeThe Honeymoon by Julie KennerExecution Dock by James MacomberIn Atlantis by Alexandra SokoloffBreak Even by Pamela CallowDirty Down Low by Debra WebbBroken Hallelujah by Toni McGee CauseyHolding Mercy by Lori ArmstrongVacation Interrupted by Allison BrennanI Heard a Romantic Story by Lee Child
About the Author
Beverly Marie Beaver(1946 —2011), better known as Beverly Barton, was an American author noted for her romantic suspense novels. She wrote more than thirty contemporary romance novels and created the popular The Protectors series. Her first Book Yankee Lover was published in 1990. Though best known for her romantic suspense novels, she also wrote historical and paranormal romances.
Date of Birth:December 23, 1946
Date of Death:April 21, 2011
Place of Birth:Tuscumbia, AL
Place of Death:Tuscumbia, AL