Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Her Colton Lawman – The Coltons: Return To Wyoming-Carla Cassidy

Her Colton Lawman – The Coltons: Return To Wyoming
Carla Cassidy
Harlequin Romantic Suspense, Nov 1 2014, $5.50
ISBN: 9780373278930

Dead River Police Chief Flint Colton sees movement in the nearby woods.  He assumes the person is either the cold-blooded killer who diner owner Nina Owens saw commit murder; or the thief who stole his cousin’s money and their grandma’s heirloom ring while jilting her.  Instead it is a CDC operative wearing HAZMET garb making sure no one enters or leaves the quarantined Wyoming town. 

While searching for a missing child, Flint places protesting Nina under police protective custody.  Paranoid due to having had a witness in Cheyenne murdered under his failed oversight; Flint also orders her to move into his home where he can oversee to her safety much better.  As they stay near each other, Nina and Flint reluctantly fall in love, but both know rescuing the child and capturing the killer should come before exploring their feelings.

The latest The Coltons: Return To Wyoming (see A Secret Colton Baby by Karen Whiddon) is an engaging police procedural romance starring two affable protagonists residing in an enthralling isolated town in peril from a life-threatening virus and a deadly killer.  Readers will appreciate the return of the Coltons as the Thanksgiving Holiday Lockdown (by C.J. Miller) seems imminent.

Harriet Klausner

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