The Chilling Deception (Guinevere Jones, Book 2) by Jayne Castle

By Jayne Castle

Guinevere Jones and her associate, Zac Justis, are employed to guard businessman Edward Vandyke as he conveys important papers to the secluded San Juan islands, and locate themselves stuck in an internet of treachery, revenge, and homicide.

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Who was Zac Justis to make her feel guilty over a social situation that had been totally beyond her control? She didn’t like the feeling and she didn’t like the fact that Zac could induce it. This relationship she was involved in had to be clarified, and soon. She knew she was glowering as Zac opened the Buick’s door and unceremoniously all but shoved her inside. The others were driving back to the resort in Springer’s car. „It wasn’t my fault, you know,“ she muttered, and immediately resented the fact that she’d felt obliged to defend herself.

The shock from an unplanned immersion into the cold water would be almost unbearable. The thought of trying to explain her presence in the boathouse to Cassidy was just as unthinkable. Cassidy’s footsteps paused just outside the door. Summoning up what seemed an incredible amount of willpower Guinevere managed to tiptoe around the dock to the far side of the small cruiser. It’s bulk now loomed between her and the door. She crouched in the shadows, praying that Cassidy would not enter the boathouse – or if he did, would not do more than glance casually around.

It was strange to sit here and realize she’d rather be leafing through a magazine and listening to Zac grumble than shopping on her own. Damn it, where was this relationship going? More important, what was it doing to her ordered satisfying life? And what on earth had sent her sneaking down the hotel hall last night? html The answers to those questions continued to elude her, and she hadn’t had much success in pinning Zac down about them either. Guinevere nursed her tea and continued to gaze out the cafe window.

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