After Alex Polecheck's police officer husband, Sam, is stabbed in cold blood, she vows to see the murderer brought to justice. Peter, Sam’s best friend, and fellow police officer, seems to be the only member of the Police Department interested in catching the killer.
Peter sets out on a perilous hunt for the killer, while trying to protect Alex, who appears to be next on the murderer’s list.
The mystery begins to unravel when Peter finds a connection between the murder of Sam and two other law enforcement officers, who were all part of an internet crime taskforce. Peter and Alex find themselves alone in the battle for justice and truth when they discover members of the local police department cannot be trusted. Will Peter piece together the puzzle before Alex is silenced? While battling to protect Alex, will he be able to continue to conceal his love for her?
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About the Author
Valerie Clarizio is a USA Today Bestselling author who lives in romantic Door County Wisconsin with her husband and extremely spoiled cat. She loves to read, write, and spend time at her cabin in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
She's lived her life surrounded by men, three brothers, a husband, and a male Siamese cat who required his own instruction manual. Keeping up with all the men in her life has turned her into an outdoors enthusiast, of which her favorite activity is hiking in national parks. While out on the trails, she has plenty of time to conjure up irresistible characters and unique storylines for her next romantic suspense or sweet contemporary romance novel.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Alex's police officer husband is stabbed to death. It's been 6 months and the murderer has never been caught. Alex's best friend is her late husband's partner, Peter. Peter is looking into this murder on his own time ... he knows why it was done, but he can't prove it yet. He and Alex's husband were part of an internet crime task force. Because Alex won't quit asking questions, she has also become a target of a faceless murderer. Alex increasingly turns to Peter for help, comfort, and protection, not knowing yet that Peter has been in love with her for many years. The first half of the book deals mainly with the suspense part of this Romantic Suspense. Peter battles a corrupt supervisor, and can't trust any of his colleagues in case they are also involved. The second half of the book is mainly the romance ... Alex and Peter are at odds most of the time. Peter is too good to be true. He has this annoying habit of kissing Alex on the forehead. I started rolling my eyes every time it happened ... which was a lot. Alex was almost manic in some places ... wanting Alex and then turning around and yelling at him for one thing or another. When they finally get their heads straight and make a move to the future ... the past comes back to haunt both of them. I wish to thank the author / City Owl Press / Netgalley for the digital copy of this book. Opinions expressed here are unbiased and entirely my own.