Winter's Secret

Northern Intrigue

Book 1
Lyn Cote
41

Some secrets chill to the bone....

Smashed heirlooms, ripped upholstery and rifled drawers-who is breaking into homes during a record-breaking snowy winter, vandalizing and stealing.

Whoever it is—is targeting the most vulnerable—the seniors of a small northwoods town. As the new sheriff, Rodd Durand, home again to small town Steadfast, Wisconsin, takes on the Snowmobile Burglar.

In the course of her duties, Wendy Carey, the home health nurse, discovers each new break-in and wants more than anything to stop him. The small town reels as the burglar eludes capture and steps up his crimes. A vindictive woman and a secret baby heighten the suspense. When Wendy and Rodd begin to fall in love, family complicates matters. But the real stumbling block to their love lies within. Can they break through their own insecurities over the past?

Welcome to Steadfast, Wisconsin, a small town whose people and mysteries you may never forget~
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Publisher
Lyn Cote
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Published on
Aug 3, 2017
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Pages
325
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ISBN
9781537862217
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / General
Fiction / Romance / Suspense
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Book 46
Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in Dark in Death, by J.D. Robb, the #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense, and takes on a case of death imitating art...

It was a stab in the dark.

On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psycho in midtown, someone sunk an ice pick into the back of Chanel Rylan’s neck, then disappeared quietly into the crowds of drunks and tourists in Times Square. To Chanel’s best friend, who had just slipped out of the theater for a moment to take a call, it felt as unreal as the ancient black-and-white movie up on the screen. But Chanel’s blood ran red, and her death was anything but fictional.

Then, as Eve Dallas puzzles over a homicide that seems carefully planned and yet oddly personal, she receives a tip from an unexpected source: an author of police thrillers who recognizes the crime—from the pages of her own book. Dallas doesn’t think it’s coincidence, since a recent strangulation of a sex worker resembles a scene from her writing as well. Cops look for patterns of behavior: similar weapons, similar MOs. But this killer seems to find inspiration in someone else’s imagination, and if the theory holds, this may be only the second of a long-running series.

The good news is that Eve and her billionaire husband Roarke have an excuse to curl up in front of the fireplace with their cat, Galahad, reading mystery stories for research. The bad news is that time is running out before the next victim plays an unwitting role in a murderer’s deranged private drama—and only Eve can put a stop to a creative impulse gone horribly, destructively wrong.

From the author of Echoes in Death, this is the latest of the edgy, phenomenally popular police procedurals that Publishers Weekly calls “inventive, entertaining, and clever.”

Book 3
Some endings are the hardest to forget~
And can’t a woman change her mind?

Small town Steadfast, Wisconsin, has spent the last six years raising funds to help a medical student stay in med school. In return, the student contracted to practice medicine in the local clinic for the next six years. Kirsi Royston is that doctor and now she must tell the town she is leaving at summer’s end. Family responsibilities demand she return to California. She promises she’ll find a replacement and all will be well. Doug Erickson, M. D. doubts that.

Kirsi is a dedicated doctor and a dutiful child. Her counterpart, known as Dr. Doug, is the same. His father died young and his 80-something grandfather deserves to retire. In the midst of their conflict over Kirsi wanting to break the contract comes the unthinkable. Meth is creeping into the county, poisoning students at the local high school. And the local eccentric, a woman who has bullied the town for years, finds herself needing help. Kirsi wants to provide that—another reason for the townspeople to grumble.

But all is overshadowed by events. A teen nearly dies and then vanishes from the hospital. An anonymous dead body turns up. Summer’s End is the story of two very good people, trying to please everyone but themselves. In the midst of a dangerous new situation in town, will they take a moment to discover what God wants for them? And for the town? Will they finally believe that they too have a right to fall in love?

Welcome to Steadfast, WI, a small town whose people and mysteries you may never forget.
Book 3
Some endings are the hardest to forget~
And can’t a woman change her mind?

Small town Steadfast, Wisconsin, has spent the last six years raising funds to help a medical student stay in med school. In return, the student contracted to practice medicine in the local clinic for the next six years. Kirsi Royston is that doctor and now she must tell the town she is leaving at summer’s end. Family responsibilities demand she return to California. She promises she’ll find a replacement and all will be well. Doug Erickson, M. D. doubts that.

Kirsi is a dedicated doctor and a dutiful child. Her counterpart, known as Dr. Doug, is the same. His father died young and his 80-something grandfather deserves to retire. In the midst of their conflict over Kirsi wanting to break the contract comes the unthinkable. Meth is creeping into the county, poisoning students at the local high school. And the local eccentric, a woman who has bullied the town for years, finds herself needing help. Kirsi wants to provide that—another reason for the townspeople to grumble.

But all is overshadowed by events. A teen nearly dies and then vanishes from the hospital. An anonymous dead body turns up. Summer’s End is the story of two very good people, trying to please everyone but themselves. In the midst of a dangerous new situation in town, will they take a moment to discover what God wants for them? And for the town? Will they finally believe that they too have a right to fall in love?

Welcome to Steadfast, WI, a small town whose people and mysteries you may never forget.
Book 2
In this sweeping historical saga of young America,
one decision can change a life forever
and Sarah Eastham makes more than one.

Daughter of parents who counted President Washington and the First Lady as friends, Sarah had a bright future until a scandal—not of her making—cast her outside society’s bounds. Trying to escape this, she married and then divorced, decisions she lived to regret. But her innate honesty would not allow her to suffer society’s double standard in silent impotence.

Three years later, Sarah is still an exile in her own country. Again taking her fate into her own hands, she makes another life-altering decision. She forsakes the thirteen United States for faraway French Colonial New Orleans to begin afresh. But sailing south through the pirate-ridden Caribbean is no place for an unprotected lady.

Douglas “Mac” McKuen, another innocent outcast from American society, is hired to protect her on her way. Mac plans to trade in fur on the frontier Mississippi River to begin the foundation of the wealth and social stature he will strive to gain. And wealthy Sarah, who will deemed a gauche American, will try to navigate Creole society, make a place for herself. Neither Sarah nor Mac can predict the challenges they will meet there. But after the dangerous voyage, the two forge a friendship to face whatever comes together.

Faraway, Napoleon begins conquering Europe. How could that effect Sarah and Mac? Yet the events of history—including treason and intrigue—ripple far and cannot be escaped. When Sarah’s past pursues her to New Orleans, more decisions must be made. The most important is can she trust a man with her heart? Two men failed her. Will Mac?~~Lady Sarah
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