New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Lowell brilliantly displays her incomparable talents in a story of treachery, greed, conspiracy, and murder that will hold the reader spellbound until the final word.
It is the opportunity of a lifetime for Kate Chandler, the chance to cut seven rare and priceless sapphires and solidify her reputation as a world-class jewel cutter. But something goes tragically wrong when the sapphires vanish. Missing also is the man Kate trusted to transport the gems: her half brother, Lee, who now, quite possibly, is dead. Suddenly she is on the run, pursued by federal agents who suspect her of being the criminal mastermind of a cunning bait-and-switch scheme.
Only Kate suspects the awful truth: She's unwittingly stumbled into a conspiracy of deceit, betrayal, and cold-blooded murder. Getting FBI special agent Sam Groves to believe her is a step in the right direction -- but it may be one that's too little and too late, because he's not the only one chasing Kate. The order has already been passed down to a ruthless assassin that Kate Chandler must not be allowed to live ...
“Elizabeth Lowell’s keen ear for dialogue and intuitive characterizations consistently place her a cut above most writers in this genre.”
-Charlotte News & Observer
“I”ll buy any book with Elizabeth Lowell’s name on it.”
-Jayne Ann Krentz
“Romantic suspense is her true forte.”
-Minneapolis Star Tribune
...a diverting read for thriller fans.
“. . .a riveting mix of suspense and romance, sure to increase Lowell’s popularity.”
-Booklist on Pearl Cove
“. . .delicious tale of romantic suspense. . .”
-Booklist on Jade Island