By Brenda Joyce
The time is turn-of-the-century ny urban. Society's elite host glittering balls inside of sprawling mansions whereas outdoor, the teeming highway harbor secrets and techniques in their own.New York City's Police Commissioner Rick Bragg has been known as upon to enquire a surprising crime. Reluctant to drag Francesca right into a case which may be very harmful, Rick additionally is aware the gorgeous and marvelous heiress has a traditional skill for sleuthing which may relief him--even it if skill operating facet through facet with a lady who tempts him like no different. And so Franscesca and Rick commence a harrowing trip throughout the squalid underworld of the town that plunges them deeper and deeper in a peril neither may have imagined--and a hope that basically keeps to grow...
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Lucy asked, hauling the cage door shut. She faced her. "So? " she demanded, her hands on her hips. " Francesca had not a clue as to what Lucy was speaking about, but her tone caused no small amount of apprehension. " she cried. The question was like a blow—right between the eyes. " Lucy grabbed her arm. " she repeated. "And if so ... M. The elevator began to descend. Francesca was certain she had misheard. " Lucy was staring, her eyes eager and wide. "Are you in love with Rick ... " Francesca could not believe her ears.
She rushed forward, kneeling, dabbing her finger into one drying pool of dark red. It was paint, not blood. Relief flooded her instantly. Then she saw the canvas lying face up on the floor. Whatever that canvas had once been, it was now unrecognizable. It had been saturated with the same dark red paint that looked exactly like blood, and then it had been slashed into ribbons. M. "Sarah! " Francesca cried. She had been pacing in a gilded salon, which was as overdone as the outside of the house. A bear rug with a growling head and vicious fangs competed with the Orientals on the floor; chairs had hooves and claws for feet, and one lamp had a tusk for a pull cord.
How could she have not fallen in love with Rick Bragg? she thought, but helplessly. She had fallen in love with him the moment they had met, at her own home during a party. He had been resplendent in a tuxedo, with his darkly golden skin and eyes, his tawny, sun-streaked hair, and his high, high cheekbones. And she had recognized him instantly before any introductions, having seen his caricature in most of the city's newspapers. His appointment as police commissioner had been widely speculated upon, as he was expected to reform the city's notoriously corrupt police department.
Deadly Desire (Francesca Cahill Romance Novels) by Brenda Joyce