The Harbor (Carriage House Series)
A killer strikes—then disappears and not using a trace
Shattered by means of her father's homicide, Zoe West left Goose Harbor, Maine. nonetheless suffering, Zoe realizes just one factor may also help to fix the damage—returning domestic to confront the past.
FBI distinctive agent J. B. McGrath is burned-out after operating undercover for a 12 months. pressured to take a holiday, he chooses Goose Harbor as a retreat. yet he's not mendacity low. He believes a killer remains to be unfastened within the town—a killer who isn't pleased to determine Zoe West return.
Zoe is not certain she will belief the unpredictable FBI agent—or their transforming into appeal to one another. however the risk mounts, and one unsuitable circulate may wreck every thing she and J.B. care approximately. a person received away with homicide and is decided to maintain it that way.
With flax seed?" "Oh, God. Is that the worst?" yet Christina had smiled, even laughed, and J.B. headed outdoor, the solar so sharply vivid because it rose up over the harbor that it gave him an immediate headache. He had no deep experience of belonging right here. None in any respect, regardless of what percentage of his ancestors have been buried in Goose Harbor cemeteries. To him, at that second, it used to be an odd and gorgeous position, and he understood why his grandparents had cleared out and headed west. Twelve Zoe was once conscious of.
consistently anticipated the nice in humans to triumph." "That's now not a nasty method to live." "You imagine so? i might have anticipated you to assert it is naive." "One kiss and she or he thinks she understands me." He moved towards her, intentionally, dominating her view, and smiled. "That introduced a few warmth for your chilly cheeks, did not it, Detective Zoe? nonetheless shivering?" no longer anymore, she concept. "It was once staying in my rainy outfits that did me in. If i may have got out of them sooner—" She stopped, conscious of a darkening of.
due to the spilled tea?" "No, after all not." "Because Zoe West was once the following and also you imagine i am to blame?" "Trouble does have a fashion of following her nowadays, yet no, that is not the explanation. there is a challenge with the room, that is all. It occurs in those outdated houses." She jotted down the identify and variety of the Kennebunkport resort and handed it to him. "I'll choose up the tab myself to make up for the inconvenience." J.B. needed to hand it to her. As socially inept and bitter as she was once, she'd simply.
until eventually we are all nuts, and none of this has whatever to do with who killed Dad." "That's attainable. we will simply need to see." J.B. improved, steerage away from the rainy spots at the flooring. "Let us assist you wind up here," he stated quietly. Christina checked out the mess she'd made and peeled off her dripping apron, losing it in a puddle at the ground and swirling it round together with her toe like a makeshift mop. She smiled at them via her tears. "Sure. Mops and sponges are out back.".
be aware of what style, yet i do know— it wasn't a criminal sale." "Has Teddy been blackmailing him?" "I have no idea. i do not believe so. a minimum of no longer in as many words." "But Luke's scared of him," Zoe stated. Betsy lifted her shoulders. "I have no idea that, both. I overheard them talking—Luke did not sound afraid. He used to be completely in charge." "Teddy most likely realizes he does not have adequate leverage on Luke. it would be a primary offense for Luke, yet now not for Teddy. If Teddy is going to the police, he is cooked, too.".