On Sale: July 7, 2009
Featuring: Sydney Hazlett; Jenner Redwine
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Thriller | Romance Suspense
Itâ€™s true what they say: Money changes everything. And in
Linda Howardâ€™s red-hot novel Burn, the changes come fast,
furious, and filled with the kind of sexy suspense, heart-
stopping romance, beautiful people, and risky business
guaranteed to give you the most bang for your buck.
Money certainly changes Jenner Redwineâ€™s life when
she wins a lottery jackpot. But it also costs her plenty:
Her father rips her off and disappears, her fortune-
hunting boyfriend soon becomes her ex, and friends-turned-
freeloaders give her the cold shoulder when she stops
paying for everything.
Flush with new money,
Jenner canâ€™t imagine ever finding a place in the world of
the wealthy. Seven years later, though, sheâ€™s rubbing
elbows with the rich, despite the fact she still feels
like a party crasher. Luckily she finds an allyâ€“and a
guide to the rarefied realm of privilegeâ€“in shy, kind-
hearted heiress Sydney Hazlett, who quickly becomes
Jennerâ€™s confidante and surrogate sister.
Sydney invites Jenner on a charity cruise aboard a luxury
liner, Jenner reluctantly agrees. But while sheâ€™s
expectingâ€“and dreadingâ€“two weeks of masquerade balls, art
auctions, and preening glitterati, what she gets is more
like a Hitchcock movie than a Love Boat episode. Taken
hostage by a menacing stranger, Jenner must cooperate in a
mysterious cloak-and-dagger schemeâ€“or else. With nowhere
to run, and with Sydneyâ€™s life as well as her own at risk,
Jenner is drawn into a game of dizzying intrigue and
harrowing danger. But as her panic gives way to
exhilaration, and fear of her captor turns to fascination,
Jenner rediscovers feelings she hasnâ€™t had in yearsâ€“and
realizes sheâ€™s found a life worth living. If she
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