Up Close and Dangerous: A Novel
A mysterious airplane crash . . . a perilous trek in the course of the Idaho wasteland . . . a smoldering appeal . . . and a dangerous video game of cat and mouse. In her newest journey de strength of romantic suspense, long island instances bestselling writer Linda Howard blends those components right into a gripping tale that may hold readers breathless–and go away them begging for extra. For in Linda Howard’s international, belief could be a weapon, a kiss could be a possibility, and intimacy could be deadly.
Bailey Wingate’s scheming grownup stepchildren are stunned while their father’s will leaves Bailey in command of their fortune, and conflict ensues. A 12 months later, whereas flying from Seattle to Denver in a small aircraft, Bailey approximately dies herself while the engine sputters–and then fails.
Cam Justice, her horny Texan pilot, manages to crash-land the airplane. Stranded within the wasteland, and suffering to douse her emotions for the ruggedly good-looking guy by means of her part, Bailey starts to wonder if this used to be an insignificant twist of fate. Who tampered with their aircraft? Who’s attempting to reunite Bailey and her husband within the afterlife? bring to an end from the realm, and with little desire of rescue, Bailey needs to belief her life–and heart–to Cam, as they conflict the tough components to discover a manner out of the unforgiving wilds and again to civilization . . . the place a killer should be ready to complete the job.
Sexy, suspenseful, and lightning quick, Up shut and unsafe showcases a cherished writer at her remarkable best.
From the Hardcover edition.
now not through ravenous herself. sturdy muscle tissues might support hold her hot this night, too, yet even then she’d have a more durable time facing the chilly than he may. That was once one more reason why he was once letting her sleep now, whereas she might. because the temperature saved losing she’d get chillier; they either may, in spite of a majority of these outfits round and over them. Their shared physique warmth could be sufficient to maintain them particularly cozy, yet he suspected that round sunrise the temperature will be round 0, with.
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besides the fact that, to make sharing their physique warmth pointless. while she curled into his hands, she used to be achingly conscious that each time she did so she used to be deepening the relationship she felt to him. there has been not anything else she might do, no means off this highway and no strategy to stay away from the emotional cliff looming in entrance of her. although she knew the force could result in a crash, all she may possibly do was once benefit from the trip. regardless of being bodily more well-off, sleep was once elusive. She dozed, yet woke each time he.
acknowledged in greeting as he reached them. “Captain Justice.” She stepped throughout the gate once he opened it. “Let me take your bags.” Silently she relinquished her carry at the suitcase prior to his hand bought wherever close to the deal with. Following her lead, he didn’t converse as he stowed it and the 2 different baggage within the baggage compartment, brooding about if she’d left any outfits in the back of in her closet. the luggage have been so heavy she’d by no means have made it on a advertisement airliner with no paying a hefty rate.
Little, sweetheart. That’s good.” He performed along with her, the sluggish movement of his hand rasping over exquisitely delicate nerve endings, bringing them achingly alive. She choked again a moan because it went on and on, riding her mad and exciting her all of sudden. Then his hands left her, left her physique, left her panting and quivering, left her short of. She lay immobile, paralyzed with anticipation, her eyes squeezed tightly close as she heard his zipper slide down, a whisper of sound as he tore open a.