When Leah Norwood finds the body of Isabel Meeks in the dumpster behind her store, she can’t believe the police consider her a suspect. Sure, she didn’t liked Isabel, but then again, neither did anyone else. Isabel had a condescending attitude and a bad reputation. As manager of the antique store, Patina, she had made a lot of enemies.
There is Patina’s assistant manager, the handsome and charming Trent. Isabel was blackmailing him. There is Patina’s owner, the aloof and influential Anthony Thorpe. Isabel was smuggling drugs through his store. And there is the entire drug dealing Cantono family. Isabel had lost a box containing heroin from one of their shipments. That is just to name a few and didn’t even include the stranger who was seen arguing with Isabel just hours before her death.
The police have too many suspects and too many soft alibis. Leah needs to prove to the sexy new chief of police that she had nothing to do with Isabel’s death.
Leah loves a good mystery. Can she find the killer before the police charge her with murder?
Rachel isn’t looking for love, but she finds it with Paul. Will he learn to trust her?
Rachel Lewis hides her looks behind dark framed glasses and drab clothes. As the head librarian in Holton, she is satisfied with her life and her appearance. Rachel isn’t looking for love or a relationship, but Paul captivates her. He lives in a completely different world, but she wants him more than she has ever wanted any other man.
Paul Hart is handsome, rich, and successful. As the owner of a thriving business, he is happy with short-term relationships and jaded women. Paul has been betrayed too many times to trust a woman, but Rachel intrigues him. She isn’t like any other woman he has ever known. Can he learn to trust her?
Return to Holton, Texas for Victoria and Andrew’s wedding to see if Rachel can win Paul’s trust. Trust Me is the third book in the Holton Series but may be read as a standalone novel.
Andrew Moore had always thought of Victoria as family. She was his best friend’s little sister and his little sister’s best friend but recently something had changed and Andrew was thinking about Victoria in a completely different way. She would never fit into his quiet, conservative world. They were too different to have a future together but he couldn’t help noticing her.
Victoria Carson has been in love with Andrew since her sixteenth birthday but Andrew never noticed her as anything other than his best friend’s little sister. Victoria fled from her hometown so that she wouldn’t have to watch Andrew build a life with someone else. But things had changed. Andrew was now a widower and Victoria had returned home. It was time to make him notice her.
Anna West just wanted to start over in a new town far away from her past. The only child of a mixed race couple, Anna had learned about the ugly side of human behavior at an early age. Watching her abusive father mistreat her mother, Anna knew that love was not for her.
Steven Carson had always known what he wanted and from the moment he saw her, he wanted Anna. Steven was ready for love. He was ready to settle down, build a family and he knew Anna was the one for him. Now all he had to do was convince her.