Synopses & Reviews
From the New York Timesbestselling author of Dream Eyes and Copper Beach, a brand-new quintessential Jayne Ann Krentz romance.
Its been thirteen years since Lucy Sheridan was in Summer River. The last time she visited her aunt Sara there, as a teenager, shed been sent home suddenly after being dragged out of a wild partyby the guy she had a crush on, just to make it more embarrassing. Obviously Mason Fletcheronly a few years older but somehow a lot more of a grown-upwas the overprotective type who thought he had to come to her rescue.
Now, returning after her aunts fatal car accident, Lucy is learning there was more to the story than she realized at the time. Mason had saved her from a very nasty crime that nightand soon afterward, Tristan, the cold-blooded rich kid whod targeted her, disappeared mysteriously, his body never found.
A lot has changed in thirteen years. Lucy now works for a private investigation firm as a forensic genealogist, while Mason has quit the police force to run a successful security firm with his brotherthough he still knows his way around a wrench when he fills in at his uncles local hardware store. Even Summer River has changed, from a sleepy farm town into a trendy upscale spot in Californias wine country. But Mason is still a protector at heart, a serious (and seriously attractive) man. And when he and Lucy make a shocking discovery inside Saras house, and some of Tristans old friends start acting suspicious, Masons quietly fierce instincts kick into gear. He saved Lucy once, and hell save her again. But this time, she insists on playing a role in her own rescue . . .
Praise for Jayne Ann Krentz
“[A] master storyteller.” —Kirkus Reviews
“An author at the top of her game.” —Booklist
“Krentz clearly is on a roll.” —The Seattle Times
Praise for River Road:
"Best-selling Krentz returns to her classic romantic-suspense roots with a spine-tingling tale of a small town harboring deadly secrets. With its irresistible mix of scintillating humor, stunning suspense, and sexy romance, River Road is a complete page-turner."—Booklist
"Wonderfully appealing protagonists, a clever, skillfully crafted plot, soul-stirring sensuality, and delicious flashes of humor."—Library Journal (starred review)
"An intricate and engrossing plot. Another Krentz winner."—Kirkus Reviews
"The excitement of a thriller with the sweetness of new passion."—Publishers Weekly
and#8220;Pure adventure and romance the Krentz way.and#8221;and#8212;Examiner.com
and#8220;A fabulous tale of murder, passion and secrets long buried.and#8221;and#8212;Novel Reaction
and#8220;With its irresistible mix of scintillating humor, stunning suspense and sexy romance, River Road is a complete page-turner.and#8221;and#8212;Booklist (starred review)
and#8220;Wonderfully appealing protagonists; a clever, skillfully crafted plot; soul-stirring sensuality and delicious flashes of humor.and#8221;and#8212;Library Journal (starred review)
and#8220;Timeless romantic suspense as only Ms. Krentz can write it.and#8221;and#8212;HeroesandHeartbreakers.com
A quintessential Jayne Ann Krentz romanceand#151;the latest from the New York Times bestselling author of Dream Eyes and Copper Beach.
Thirteen years ago, Lucy Sheridan was dragged out of a wild party by the older guy she had a crush on. Now, returning to Summer River in Californiaand#8217;s wine country after her auntand#8217;s fatal car accident, Lucy is learning there was more to the story than she realized. Mason Fletcher saved her from a very nasty crime that nightand#151;and soon afterward, Tristan, the cold-blooded rich kid whoand#8217;d targeted her, mysteriously disappearedand#133;
A lot has changed since that long-ago summer. Lucy is now a forensic genealogist, while Mason runs a successful security firm with his brother. And when he and Lucy make a shocking discovery inside her auntand#8217;s house, and some of Tristanand#8217;s old friends start acting suspicious, Masonand#8217;s quietly fierce instincts kick into gear. He saved Lucy once, and heand#8217;ll save her again. But this time, she insists on playing a role in her own rescue.
Following up on the incredible success of River Road, New York Timesbestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz delivers another masterpiece of romantic suspense.
Its no coincidence when Grace Elland finds a vodka bottle next to the lifeless body of her boss, motivational speaker Sprague Witherspoon. The bottle is a terrifyingand deliberatereminder of the horrors of her past.
Grace retreats to her hometown to regroup and tries to put everything shes learned about positive thinking into practicea process that is seriously challenged on the worlds worst blind date.
Awkward doesnt begin to describe her evening with venture-capitalist Julius Arkwright. She has nothing in common with a man who lives to make money, but the intense former Marine does have some skills that Grace can useand hes the perfect man to help her when it becomes clear she is being stalked.
As Witherspoons financial empire continues to crumble around them, taking a deadly toll, Julius will help Grace step into her past to uncover a devious plan to destroy not only Grace, but everyone around her
About the Author
Jayne Ann Krentz
is the author of fifty New York Times
bestsellers. She has written contemporary romantic suspense novels under that name, as well as futuristic and historical romance novels under the pseudonyms Jayne Castle and Amanda Quick, respectively. She lives in Seattle.