'Everyone, and that means everyone is hiding secrets. . . ' NetGalley reviewer
THE NUMBER 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!! Don't miss this spine tingling thriller about a daring pilot caught in a race against time
Rye Mallett, a fearless 'freight dog' pilot charged with flying cargo to far-flung locations, is often rough-spoken and soft of regulations.
But he does have a rock-solid reputation: he will fly in the foulest weather, day or night and deliver the goods. So when Rye is asked the fly into a completely fogbound northern Georgia town and deliver a mysterious black box to a Dr Lambert, he doesn't ask questions.
As Rye's plane nears the isolated landing strip, worse trouble than bad weather awaits him. He is greeted first by a sabotage attempt that causes him to crash land; and then by Dr Brynn O'Neal, who claims she was sent for the box in Dr Lambert's stead. Rye finds himself irresistibly drawn to the intrigue surrounding his cargo . . . and to the mysterious and alluring Brynn.
Soon Rye and Brynn are in a treacherous forty-eight-house race to deliver the box. With everyone from law enforcement officials to hired thugs hot on their heels, they must learn to trust each other so they can protect their valuable cargo from those who would kill for it.
Praise for Sandra Brown
'Suspense that has teeth'
'Lust, jealousy, and murder suffuse Brown's crisp thriller'
'An edge-of-the-seat thriller that's full of twists . . . Top stuff!'
Early in this suspenseful romantic thriller from bestseller Brown (Seeing Red), "freight dog" pilot Rye Mallett agrees to fly a small plane in foggy weather into a remote area of northern Georgia to deliver a black box to Nathaniel Lambert, a doctor who will be driving up from Atlanta to meet him. As Rye approaches the airport, a laser beam flashes through the plane's windshield and temporarily blinds him. Luckily, he's not seriously injured when he crash lands on the ground. Rye regains his sight, climbs out of the wrecked plane, and spots a figure in the fog. Thinking it's the saboteur who blinded him, he charges at the person, who turns out to be an attractive female doctor, Brynn O'Neal. After they exchange a few blows, Brynn says Lambert sent her in his place. Despite their mutual suspicion, Rye and Brynn join forces to guard the box, the contents of which some people are willing to kill for. The attraction between them grows along with their peril. Brown's many fans will be pleased.