About The Book
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When retired FBI forensic psychologist Spencer Berry and his dog break up a scuffle between gang members, in the process of chasing one with a gun, they end up discovering the nude remains of a young woman partially submerged in a creek behind the home of police spokeswoman. Deidre Lawrence the deceased appears to be the victim of the Pelle Park Killer, a serial murderer terrorizing Sinclair Heights, Oregon over the past three years. Divorced and haunted by the death of his twin brother, Wesley, Spencer had been content playing the field, spending time with his daughter, Charity, and teaching psychology at the local university. A instant attraction to Deidre changes all that as their troubled pasts give way to chemistry and pent up passions.
Deidre had been plagued by nightmares ever since her husband, Marshall, and son, Adam, were killed by a carjacker three years ago. She recently moved to Sinclair Heights from Houston in hopes of a making a new life for herself. In spite of initial reservations, Deidre finds herself drawn to Spencer Berry as someone she could have a real future with assuming they can get past disturbing events that threatened to come between them. Interfering with their burgeoning romance is a stalker and serial killer, each with a different agenda, putting both Deidre and Spencer's life in danger.
About The Author
Devon Vaughn Archer is a pseudonym for bestselling author R. Barri Flowers. Archer has written more than a dozen mainstream, romance, urban, and young adult novels.
In 2006, he became the first male author to write a romance novel for Harlequin's Arabesque line. He also has written two beloved Christmas classics for the publisher's Kimani line in CHRISTMAS DIAMONDS and CHRISTMAS HEAT.
Other recent novels by the prolific author include the young adult eBook coming of age tale, HER TEEN DREAM, and urban suspense, THE SECRETS OF PARADISE BAY.
In 2011, Archer has four releases scheduled, including PLEASURE IN HAWAII and PRIVATE LUAU, as part of his Kimani PASSIONS IN PARADISE Series; THE HITMAN'S WOMAN, a mainstream suspense novel, and CHRISTMAS WISH LIST, a young adult fantasy novel.
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