By Tina Whittle
Tai Randolph thinks inheriting a Confederate-themed gun store is her greatest headache — until eventually she unearths a murdered corpse in her brother's driveway. Even worse, her supposedly decent brother starts behaving in decidedly non-innocent methods, like fleeing to the Bahamas and leaving her with either a murder in her lap and the pointed suspicions of the Atlanta PD directed her manner. abruptly, she has to fear approximately clearing her personal identify, not only that of her wayward sibling.
Complicating her look for solutions is Trey Seaver, box agent for Phoenix, an particular company safeguard enterprise employed to enquire the crime. Trey is brave, targeted, and — a lot to Tai's dismay — completely impervious to bribes, threats and shrewdpermanent deceptions. nonetheless in restoration from the automobile coincidence that left him cognitively and emotionally broken, Trey has built a global of sure bet and routine. He has robust humans to reply to to, and the final factor he desires is an unpredictable stranger "detecting" on Phoenix turf.
Tai's inquiry leads her from the cold-eyed glamour of Atlanta's grownup leisure scene to the gilded treachery of Tuxedo highway. power suspects abound, together with violent stalkers, vengeful sisters, and a paparazzo with a style for meth. yet it takes one other homicide — and threats to her personal existence — to make Tai notice that to unravel this crime, she has to belief the main harmful guy she's ever met.
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