By Kendra Elliot
In a small city like Solitude, Oregon, preserving a mystery might be murder.
Stevie Taylor had left her sleepy Oregon native land for a extra fascinating existence. yet after her police leader father passes away, the LAPD cop returns to Solitude and indicators on as a patrol officer, hoping to heal from her loss…and from the awful issues she’s obvious within the city.
In Solitude, we all know all people else’s business—and, to Stevie’s dismay, neighborhood gossip quickly ties her to the recent police leader and a guy from her earlier. Tragedy then shakes up the small city while dies after taking a wierd new drug. Now, the professional los angeles cop needs to seek out the broker whereas investigating crucial case of her existence, one who might divide her tranquil city.
The first of 4 exciting Rogue River novellas, On Her Father’s Grave launches a brand new romantic suspense sequence from Kendra Elliot and Melinda Leigh.
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That’s what conversing in regards to the climate will do. “Do you go—” A teenage boy and his father got here in the course of the entrance door. The boy appeared a little eco-friendly, very rumpled, and intensely unsatisfied. He didn’t meet Stevie’s eyes as she sized him up. “Morning, Zane. pass over. ” the daddy touched the brim of his ball cap and nodded at Stevie. “Alex. How’re you doing? ” responded Zane. “This is Stevie Taylor. most up-to-date addition to Solitude’s strength. ” He eyed the teenager. “Looking a bit eco-friendly there, Peter. ” the teenager shrugged his shoulders, nonetheless no longer making eye touch, and his father poked him among the shoulder blades. “Morning, sir. Ma’am,” the boy muttered. Stevie pressed her lips jointly, pondering if this used to be the boy’s first hangover. She spotted that Alex grinned a little, having fun with his son’s ache. “Roy advised me final evening to deliver Peter down for an interview,” acknowledged Alex. “Seemed to imagine he will need to consult him a bit extra. I figured the sooner the higher. ” This time Alex gave a major smile. Stevie’s dad could have performed an identical factor. No slumbering in if she’d indulged in underage consuming. He may have made her fresh out the pony stalls at 5 a. m. if she’d come domestic under the influence of alcohol. whilst your dad was once a cop in a small city, you didn’t break out with whatever. “Roy’s now not during this morning,” Zane stated. “Stevie and I’ll consult Peter. ” Stevie gave him a pointy glance, yet saved her mouth close. Roy’s quitting mustn't ever be public wisdom but. She the boys to a small interview room. the one interview room. It additionally doubled because the espresso holiday room, urban council assembly room, lunchroom, and garage room. Stevie winced on the wood-paneled partitions and old folding chairs round the beat-up desk. would it not be mistaken to do slightly place of work home improvement on her days off? She couldn’t undergo to paintings in a spot that made her depressed. An previous eight-by-ten picture of her dad, Roy, and different law enforcement officials who’d retired held on a fake-wood wall. She stopped in entrance of it, attempting to consider the opposite law enforcement officials’ names. It needed to be approximately thirty years outdated. Her dad appeared younger and healthy and good-looking. Invincible. Tears threatened on the corners of her eyes, and he or she brushed on the heavy layer of dirt at the most sensible of the straightforward body. Donotcrydonotcrydonotcry. Who could have dreamed basic middle assault might take down a colourful and strong guy like her father? If simply he hadn’t been on my own . . . Donotcrydonotcrydonotcry. She sucked in a breath and grew to become clear of the wall to discover the 2 males and the teenager observing her. Sympathy flooded Zane’s gaze, and knowing clicked on Alex’s face; he’d positioned her identify. Peter easily appeared ailing. She gave a anxious smile. “Let’s start, ok? ” Peter slumped right into a chair, having a look as chuffed as an unprepared youngster approximately to take a calculus try out. Zane and Alex stood. Stevie blinked at them after which discovered they have been anticipating her to sit down first. You’re now not in los angeles anymore. She fast sat, the old fashioned courtesy making her eyes prickle back. Zane slid her a web page of notes that became out to be Kenny’s scribbling from the evening earlier than, with Peter’s identify on the most sensible.