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Tahlia Edwards is a major advertising executive in New York City. Years ago, her father was murdered and was the main suspect in her fiance's murder. Afraid to face the truth of who her father truly was, she left town to start a new life.
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Jake Randall, a private investigator hired by a mysterious third party, enters Tahlia's life and forces her back home to face what happened all those years ago. He's certain she knows more than she's telling, and she is determined to prove everyone wrong about her father.

As they attempt to come to a truce, their attraction for each other growing each day, Tahlia and Jake are in a race against time to find the truth. As the body count rises, Tahlia learns things about her father and her past that she wished had stayed buried - but now must put her trust in Jake to finally set herself free.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   70% Special suspect?    -   chronically deranged person Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   solving long-past murder    -   Proving innocence of very obvious suspect Kind of investigator    -   skilled citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   feelings towards lover Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes Is Romance a MAJOR (25%+) part of story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Mid-Atlantic states Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing    -   descript. of breasts Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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