After spending fifteen years in prison for a crime she did not commit, Kinsley Garrett is weary of law enforcement officers. Yet when a man attempts to kidnap Kinsley on a snowy road, Kinsley knows she must let Police Chief Marcus Bayne keep her safe and help her uncover her EVIDENCE OF INNOCENCE in her father’s murder.
After being convicted of her father’s murder and spending fifteen years in prison in Florida, Kinsley has relocated to Frenchtown, Montana. She keeps a low profile spending her days working in the Flour and Fancies bakery and her nights at home alone. Police Chief Marcus Bayne is caring for his deceased sister’s active daughter. After having lost a fiancé to murder, Marcus is not looking for a relationship. When Marcus and Kinsley are thrown together after the attempted kidnapping, there is something about the introverted redhead that captures his attention. Together they must keep Kinsley safe while piecing together the clues in her father’s murder. As they get closer to the truth, a murderer will stop at nothing to silence Kinsley including setting her house on fire.
This fast-paced mystery opens with a harrowing scene on a snowy road in Montana. The action continues as the attempts to stop Kinsley’s investigation into her father’s murder intensifies. Someone wants to keep the past in the past. As Kinsley and Marcus search for justice, a diabolical killer searches for a way to silence Kinsley, up until the final showdown where Kinsley must fight for her life or face a watery grave. Good plotting, smart dialogue, likeable characters, and the snowy Montana backdrop make EVIDENCE OF INNOCENCE a perfect jolt of suspense and romance.
Finally exonerated after fifteen years in prison, Kinsley Garrett’s determined to find her father’s true killer—even if it makes her a target. Staying alive means relying on police chief Marcus Bayne’s protection, but she won’t trust him…or anyone. Not after the way everyone turned on her following her arrest. But as Marcus risks everything to shield her, can Kinsley keep him from burrowing into her heart?
New York Times Bestselling Author Shirlee McCoy
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