Synopses & Reviews
After spending nine months in a coma, Tara Kinsale awakes to devastating news. Her best friend, Alexis, has been murdered, leaving Tara as guardian to her daughter, Claire. And Tara's husband has divorced her for another woman.
Forced to start over, Tara focuses on reopening her P.I. firm and caring for Claire. But soon her world is shattered again when Nick MacMahon, Claire's uncle, returns from military service in Afghanistan to take guardianship of his niece. The bad dream turns unbearable when Tara learns that something precious was taken from her while she was in a coma.
Working with Nick, a man haunted by his own past, Tara begins to investigate the missing months of her life. Together, they will find that secrets don't stay buried forever
even when they are kept in the darkest of hiding places.
"Bestseller Harper (Dark Angel) opens this romantic suspense novel with lost-child tracker Tara Kinsale reassembling her life after 11 months in a coma. Both her rich husband, Laird Lohan, and her old friend and physician, Jen DeMar, left Black Hawk, Colo. while Tara was comatose, and her best friend was killed, leaving behind her young daughter, Claire. Tara's new doctor also tells her that she somehow gave birth during her coma; when Tara begins searching for the missing infant, a mysterious figure attacks her. Meanwhile, rugged, handsome Nick McMahon, Claire's uncle, has returned from harrowing army service in Afghanistan to take custody of Claire. Romance blossoms as Nick and Tara work together through increasing danger. The story is rich with depictions of mountain biking, organ playing and dog training, and the tension steadily escalates to a pulse-pounding climax." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
Tara Kinsale wakes up from a months-long coma to find that her best friend has been murdered, leaving Tara as guardian to her daughter, Claire. Tara's world is shattered again when she learns that something precious had been taken from her while she had been comatose. Now, Tara and Claire's uncle, Nick, investigate the missing months of her life. Original.
About the Author
Karen Harper is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of romantic suspense. A former Ohio State University English instructor, she now writes full time. Harper is the winner of The Mary Higgins Clark Award for her novel, DARK ANGEL. She also writes historical novels set in Tudor England. Please visit or write her at her website at <>