Armed with a new counseling degree, Patience Price is eager to move back home to Chincoteague Island to help folks with their problems. But she finds the streets awash in more than East Coast charm. There's been a murder, and Adrian Davis, the town golden boy who once stomped her heart into a zillion pieces, is the main suspect. Now he's on the run, claiming he's innocent. Patience finds this...poetic. Not that she holds a grudge.
Adrian's mom is sure that with her FBI background Patience can find the truth. Yes, she was at the FBI - in human resources. Still, she looks into it, but not everyone is happy with her snooping. Either that, or the welcome wagon has some bold new policies involving drive-by shootings.
Things really heat up when a hunky former coworker, an actual FBI agent, arrives to help. But he may be too late; the quaint island harbors deadly secrets - and Patience is running out of time.
©2013 Julie Anne Lindsey (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
Being in love with the ponies of Chincoteague Island, the setting of the book grabbed me. I plan to visit the east coast this summer and that is one of the places I intend to go. There was enough action to keep me listening - enough intrigue and wonderful descriptions of the area - that should keep me busy trying to find out just how accurate Ms Lindsey is in her stories of the surroundings. Looking forward to it!
This book was a pleasant surprise and very good start to a new series. I look forward to listening to the next book in the series.
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