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All Night Long by Jayne Ann Krentz

By Jayne Ann Krentz

From New York Times bestselling writer Jayne Ann Krentz comes an electrifying novel of ardour, homicide, and small-town scandal.
Investigative reporter Irene Stenson hasn’t been to her homeland of Dunsely, California, because the grotesque evening she discovered either her mom and dad useless at the kitchen flooring. Now, seventeen years later, Irene has acquired a surprising new lead approximately their deaths—and is decided to find the reality of what occurred on that long-ago evening.
Staying at an area resort, she unearths herself confiding in good-looking Luke Danner—an ex-marine who’s as used to barking orders as Irene is to ignoring them. yet Luke sees the phobia underneath her convinced exterior—and can’t aid yet are looking to shield her. he's additionally pushed by means of passions of his personal, and as they’re drawn jointly into the center of chance, they'll danger excess of both of them anticipated.

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Yes, that does make sense in a way. I expect that she wanted to say good-bye to an old acquaintance. " "Really? " Irene asked, scribbling madly. "I read it somewhere," Ryland muttered. He eyed the recorder uneasily. "Pamela was being treated for severe, clinical depression," he added, enunciating each word very clearly. "I don't believe that she contacted me to say good-bye, Senator," Irene said. "I think she may have wanted to discuss the circumstances surrounding the death of my parents, Hugh and Elizabeth Stenson.

Let's see, she would be about thirty-two now. Still using her own name, too. Sounds like she never married. " "She didn't mention a husband," Luke said. He would have remembered that. " Maxine dumped the used coffee grounds into the trash. "I mean, unless you're a cop or something, what are the odds that you would accidentally stumble over three dead bodies in your entire life, let alone before you even turn forty? " "Yes, but—" Maxine paused, frowning a little, as though not certain how to explain.

Sure," she said. Luke said nothing, just took her arm and steered her down the steps to the SUV He opened the passenger-side door. Irene climbed in swiftly. Luke got behind the wheel and drove out of the parking lot. Irene could see that every head in the Ventana View Cafe was turned in the direction of the SUV "Pack of ghouls," she whispered. "Give em a break," Luke said quietly. "This is a small town. " She gripped her shoulder bag very tightly in her lap. " He gave her a quick, sharp, searching look before returning his attention to the road.

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