Mack Maiden, the owner of Barney & Me, a lucrative pet store on the main street of Mill Lake, New Mexico, made his way into the fast lane to success at an early age. Financially he was set, but he was still missing one thing in his life. The love of a woman who understood and accepted him.
A chance meeting on a park bench one warm January afternoon draws Mack and Constance together. Their mutual loneliness turns into attraction, followed by scorching hot kisses. Constance believes she has finally found peace and happiness in her life, until bestselling authors begin turning up dead. It doesn’t take her long to wonder if she knows the killer, and if she’s next.