Karen Robards is the author of over twenty novels. Her contemporary suspense novels have appeared on the New York Times", Wall Street Journal" and USA Today" bestseller lists. Ms. Robards lives with her family in Louisville, Kentucky.
Lawyer Kate White discovers that she's set to prosecute Mario, one of several friends with whom she robbed a convenience store as a teenager. Too bad a security guard died that night. Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.
'a fun ... suspenseful, romantic thriller' -- Sun Herald 20080624 'A feast of menace and mystery' -- Woman's Day on SUPERSTITION 20080624 'The action rarely lets up ... The plot ... will keep the readers turning the pages' -- Publishers Weekly 20080624 'Fans of Tami Hoag ... and Kay Hooper will love SUPERSTITION ... Ms. Robards always delivers a thrilling reading experience' -- Midwest Book Review 20080624 'Using her patented blend of humour, drama, passion and suspense, Robards aces another novel ... Terrific as always' -- Romantic Times Book Club on BAIT 20080624 'Robards is one terrific storyteller' -- Chicago Tribune on WHISPERS AT MIDNIGHT 20080624
In this scintillating romantic thriller from bestseller Robards (Obsession), Kate White, a single mother and Philadelphia ADA, is embarrassed in court when her cellphone goes off during a trial. Just then the defendant pulls out a pistol and starts shooting, killing the judge. The terror-stricken Kate fears for her life and the future of her young son, Ben, should she die in the melee. After being taken hostage, Kate escapes, supposedly by killing her captor. Kate soon discovers that her past as a troubled foster child has caught up to her. Someone tries to break into her home, while someone else follows her, threatening her and Ben. Det. Tom Braga, who investigates the courtroom shooting, is firmly convinced that Kate didn't kill her captor. Kate's vulnerability appeals to Tom's protective nature, drawing the pair together in a heated affair. Robards once again shows her flair for coupling first-rate suspense with multidimensional characters. (Apr.) Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.