“Where it Counts” is Emma Mason’s romantic tale interwoven with mystery, intrigue, love, humor, and friendship. Tall, rugged, charming Gabriel Nolan’s attention is split between nailing an arrogant crime lord, and making time for his girlfriend, Adriana Abilio, whose smile can turn a man to putty. Bright and confident and sexy, she helps him investigate and sort through the clues. No one is as he appears. Supposed allies are big question marks. The more they dig, the more erroneous possibilities arise. A murder pointing toward Adriana complicates their search and strains their relationship. Despite that, can they slog their way through the felonious quagmire to find who's really behind it all? If they can untwist the tangle of lies, what will they find? Will Nolan regret what he discovers? Chasing excitement leads them to the bad of side of town where murder hides in the shadows. He'll have to choose what's most important to him. An easy choice? Depends. Does a night of passion await them? Or a shallow grave?