By Tina Whittle
Booklet three within the Tai Randolph series.
Tai Randolph doesn't are looking to listen approximately murder. She's had sufficient of the darkish and the harmful, and comes to a decision it slow out of Atlanta is strictly what she must placed the new spate of corpses in the back of her. It‘s a idyllic imaginative and prescient —selling her wares on the Savannah Civil conflict Expo, attending a couple of accomplice re-enactments, might be a bit romantic rendezvousing with Trey, who has agreed to place apart the company protection agent regimen and subscribe to her for an extended weekend in her homeland. yet within the South, the earlier is rarely earlier. It has a tendency to upward thrust back.
In Tai's case, it exhibits up as her tattooed heartbreaker of an ex-boyfriend, determined for her aid. He spins a story of betrayal, deceit, and a stolen Civil conflict artifact that Tai has the same opinion to aid him get better. unexpectedly, Trey's at the case too, representing a competing — and well-moneyed — purchaser with eyes at the comparable legendary prize. because the enthusiasts sq. off opposed to one another, Tai discovers that her complex boyfriend makes a good extra interesting adversary, revealing a ferociously aggressive streak lower than his cool Armani external. yet the place there‘s funds, there‘s often homicide, this time concerning the KKK and Tai‘s unapologetically unreconstructed family. As she unravels the clues to a 150-year-old secret, she digs up secrets and techniques from her personal prior — and Trey's — forcing a disagreement with a ruthless killer, and along with her personal willingness to do no matter what it takes to save lots of every little thing that concerns.
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