Knock 'em Dead
New York Times bestselling writer Janet Evanovich praised bestselling writer Rhonda Pollero's first secret Knock Off as "a nice learn with lots of attitude!" Now paralegal Finley Anderson Tanner (F.A.T. to her enemies) is again for an additional hot event less than the West Palm seashore sun...
Finley is familiar with it cannot be excellent news whilst she's woke up at 5:40 a.m. by means of an individual knocking on her door. Her droop proves right. Finley's friend Jane is hysterical and clad simply in a negligee. it began while Jane went out on a blind date the former evening with a hunk named Paolo--and ended while she awakened subsequent to his corpse. Finley understands Jane would not harm a fly, specifically one with a zip. Too undesirable the police do not agree...
Having survived her personal ordeal of wondering and criminally undesirable espresso on the neighborhood cop store, Finley's acquired to publish bail and rent an lawyer for Jane. yet with such a lot of her funds tied up in bank card debt, she is aware she has to do the unthinkable: hit her mom up for cash. as though trying to thaw out the Ice Queen isn't really difficult adequate, there is the unthinkable, half II: resisting McGarrity. definite, dangerously attractive P.I. Liam McGarrity has provided his services...for a reduced price. To end up her thought that Jane and Paolo have been drugged by way of the genuine killer, Finley should buckle down and paintings with Liam. She'll simply need to remind herself that she already has the correct boyfriend in her FedEx pilot Patrick.
But this situation is booby-trapped with extra critical pitfalls than depraved temptation. For starters, there is the truth that knives have been used to kill Paolo. Then there is a suspicious string of robberies. And whilst a person attempts to run Finley's vehicle off the line, she's bought to behave speedy to discover a killer who desires to see her underground...
Praise for Bestselling writer Rhonda Pollero:
"A nice learn with lots of attitude!"--Janet Evanovich
"Rhonda Pollero will take you on a enjoyable, interesting trip. you will not are looking to pass over her!" --Nora Roberts
"Certain to be a runway hit." --Booklist
"Rhonda Pollero promises a quick heroine who pops off the web page and a shrewdpermanent secret. do not pass over this nice story!" --Leanne Banks
"[A] enjoyable secret debut." --Publishers Weekly
"Rhonda Pollero's humor and compelling secret will maintain you turning the pages!" --Tess Gerritsen
"A adorable and distinct heroine...Finley's tale is a page-turner and a very good begin to a brand new series." --Romance stories Today
"Rhonda has penned a winner with Knock Off. it is a amazing begin to a brand new secret sequence. outstanding twists and turns are woven among humor, style, and romance." --Onceuponaromance.net
"This ebook made me snigger, and while had me studying way past my bedtime." --Coffee Time Romance
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