A superb new Alex McKnight novel from Edgar award-winning author Steve Hamilton.
It is February in Paradise, Michigan, and for the first time since moving there, Alex is taking a hard look at his life. This is what happens when a middle-aged solitary guy falls in love. The woman is Natalie Reynaud, an officer from the Ontario Provincial Police whose partner has recently been killed. As far as the OPP are concerned, Natalie is responsible for her partner's death. She needs a break - from the past as well as the present.
Alex and Natalie spend a romantic weekend together, but just as everything seems to be going so well, they are disturbed by someone who knows all about Natalie, and about a dark episode buried in her family's past which still drives men to violence.
As much as Natalie doesn't want Alex to get involved, there's no way he can let her face this danger alone. After all, he's been beaten up and shot at, all to help a friend in need. How much further would he go for the woman he loves?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - maneekuhi - LibraryThing
Alex and Canadian cop Natalie. Excellent story up until the last 30 pages or so. Rather a dull ending - a bit silly with Alex handcuffed to a bedpost while Natalie goes to fight the bad guys. Good ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - R0BIN - LibraryThing
I've read all the books in the series and I'm starting to feel like Alex McKnight is a real person. There is a paragraph in this book that I marked to quote. "I'd known enough liars in my life. You ... Read full review