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A quirky artist must unravel her parent's secret past before the mob erases her future. But will the protection of a handsome homicide detective be her only hope of surviving the Big Easy?

Nell Whitby is starting over in New Orleans, meeting with a publisher for her children’s book, sketching tourists in the French Quarter, and leaving the tragic death of her parents behind. When a handsome detective asks her for a date, her fresh start seems perfect…until a dangerous family secret bubbles up from the past and puts her life in jeopardy.

The oldest of thirteen children, detective Alex Baker has two goals in life: solve murders and avoid anyone under the age of ten. That is, until the day the quirky children's book author foils a carjacking, becomes a target for the mob, and makes his libido sit up and reconsider the whole no-kids thing. If he doesn’t protect her, she’ll be the next body to turn up in his homicide investigation.
As bullets start to fly, Nell can’t resist her sexy bodyguard or ignore her past, and Alex must protect the irresistible kid-magnet who has them both in the crosshairs.

Mysteries & Thrillers
March 23
Pauline Baird Jones
Pauline Baird Jones

Customer Reviews

Contessajj ,

Action packed and laugh out loud funny.

This book is just good clean fun. Alex and Nell have chemistry in spades, but the New Orleans wise guys won't let them have any time to themselves. Must read, Let's get Baked!

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Needs a Copy Editor

I read a previous work by this author and enjoyed it, so I decided to read another book by her. Although I've not finished reading it, I am dismayed by the typos. Also, the terminology is "statute of limitations" not "statue."

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