Heartbreaker

By Karen Robards

Whereas traveling in Utah’s mountain desolate tract, Lynn Nelson all of sudden unearths herself having to house her teenage daughter Rory’s raging hormones. the item of Rory’s ardour is their consultant, drop-dead stunning Jess Feldman, a guy the divorced Lynn instinctively distrusts, whilst she shields herself from his blazing child blues. yet after Lynn and Rory fall off a cliff of sheared rock, Jess turns into their merely desire. Risking his existence, he navigates them during the impenetrable wooded area millions of ft lower than, unwittingly plunging them right into a chance extra menacing than they can have imagined. Exhausted and injured, all they've got is one another—a terrified baby, and a guy and a girl who rediscover ardour in every one other’s arms—as they race opposed to time for his or her lives.

Praise for Heartbreaker
 
“A romantic mystery, to not be missed.”The Philadelphia Inquirer
 
“Brilliant . . . Nonstop motion combines with humor and romance.”Romantic Times
 
“A fast moving tale.”The Chattanooga News

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I must relaxation for a minute. ” As she spoke Rory sank, panting, to the root-clogged direction. bobbing up at the back of her, Lynn stopped and seemed worriedly down at her daughter. They’d been relocating speedy, attempting to get out of the wooded area and onto the water as quick as attainable. Rory had appeared vigorous sufficient initially, yet within the final area hour or so she had began to flag. Now Lynn received an exceptional examine her within the first chilly misty gentle of sunrise, and her visual appeal struck worry into Lynn’s soul. Her brow used to be a lot worse than it were previous.

The cab went to 22079 Orkdale highway. It’s a farm out towards Springville,” the trooper acknowledged. “Okay, party all of the backup you could and meet me there. inform every person, no sirens. I’m going to take the helicopter. ” That grim smile flickered back, and his gaze slid to Lynn. “I could even beat Louis. ” The trooper ran for his vehicle, whereas Lynn darted after Jess as he headed towards the helicopter. The pilot, seeing whatever was once afoot, already had the rotors in movement. Jess glanced again, observed Lynn, and stopped simply as he was once on the point of duck underneath the blades.

A cigarette might pass some distance towards calming her, yet she didn’t have a cigarette. moving in order that she used to be sitting cross-legged, her arms resting in her lap, Lynn closed her eyes and resorted to the following smartest thing. “Om,” she chanted softly, concentrating. “Om. ” “What the hell is that? ” Jess demanded. Lynn opened one eye. “I’m meditating. ” “Jesus Christ. ” Lynn opened either eyes. “Do you could have an issue with that? ” “Loonies to the left of me, loonies to the right …” he sang lower than his breath, to the song of “Stuck within the center with You.

You can’t force? ” Lynn glanced at her in shock. Theresa shook her head. “Then who …” Her gaze shot to her daughter, who was once sitting beside her. Rory grinned at her sheepishly. “I’ve pushed go-carts,” she stated. “Oh, my God. ” Lynn closed her mouth and shook her head as she serious about the line back. evidently, Rory had reserves of resourcefulness and braveness that her mom had by no means suspected. Lynn felt a surge of delight in her daughter. And a surge of worry to boot. could Rory dwell lengthy sufficient to develop into the lady Lynn had simply been afforded a tantalizing glimpse of?

A little farther, after which we will be able to leisure. ” Rory acknowledged not anything extra. Lynn may well believe her daughter’s energy dwindling. Why, oh, why, Lynn requested herself, hadn’t she her first intuition and became thumbs-down at the journey whilst it was once awarded to her? She will be on the station instantaneously, or perhaps on that cruise send within the Caribbean if she had opted for a holiday in any case, and Rory will be secure at domestic along with her grandmother, taking part in games or looking at television. or perhaps spending the evening at Jenny’s.

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