Penny Town JusticeBook - 2000
Five Star First Edition Romances are well-reviewed original romances that have been carefully selected and edited to appeal to a broad range of fans. They feature strong women characters who deal directly and honestly with issues that women have had to contend with for centuries. There will be a romantic relationship involved, but it may not be the focus of the story. This series will also include an occasional high-quality women's fiction title.All subgenres of romance will be included: contemporary, historical, regency, futuristic, fantasy, romantic suspense, and multicultural romance. This is a series designed to please fans of the Romance genre as well as mainstream women's fiction readers.Though she had prepared herself for this moment, Christina Cates's hands trembled as she tipped up the half-pint glass bottle and poured a measure of arsenic into a teaspoon. She gazed down at the little pyramid of powder, drew a long, slow breath, and dropped the spoon into the cup of tea on the counter in front of her. Ex-army scout Lane Devens's arrival in Pennington coincides with the mysterious death of the town's leading citizen, Robert Cates. Investigating the local land company's dirty dealings brings Lane closer to Cates's murderer, and he suspects that Cates's own wife and Sheriff Jim Mitchell are accomplices in the murder.
Publisher: Unity, ME : Five Star, 2000
Characteristics: 270 p. ; 23 cm