By Jennifer Greene, Merline Lovelace, Cindi Myers

ISBN-10: 1426846797

ISBN-13: 9781426846793

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Her first instinct was to be scared out of her mind, but there was no time for panic to even register—she couldn’t stop herself from falling, tumbling headlong, over the body. The crash wasn’t pretty. The thick hearth rug saved her head from a serious bump, but an elbow smacked against something hard enough to send shooting pains up her arm. Her ankle twisted. Her hand scrabbled into the piled logs in the cradle. None of that remotely mattered. “Hell,” the voice repeated several times. The voice so definitely wasn’t hers.

Or ethically. It wasn’t about that kind of fault. It was about her choice—that she’d chosen a career where she had life-and-death power over others. She wasn’t good enough. She wasn’t a good enough human being to just…take…that power. A scream of wind, angry, shrieking, seemed to circle the house in a fresh fury. She didn’t think she’d moved or made any sound, but out of nowhere the baritone on the floor said, “Oh, for heaven’s sake. ” She blinked. He sounded wide-awake. And annoyed—the way he was so excellent at sounding annoyed.

Eventually, though, he found her standing at a north window at the same time he was standing at a west one. There was nothing outside to see but snow and more snow. Truth to tell, it was downright breathtaking. Treacherous, but breathtaking. The view was an ever-changing dance of swirls and heaps and spangles of snow shapes…but the relentlessly screaming wind could drive anyone crazy. ” he asked. She came through. He volunteered to play Crazy Eights, but she was the one who suggested poker, so he figured hey, whatever happened after that wasn’t his fault.

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