USA TODAY bestselling author Rita Heron's new miniseries, The Heroes of Horseshoe Creek…
Sherriff Maddox McCullen cradled Rose Worthington, every protective fiber of his being firing as she shuddered against him. She told him how she had been brutally attacked and had killed the man — her fiancé! — in self defense. But when Maddox investigates the crime scene, he finds nothing. No bullet casing, no blood, no body.
The deeper Maddox probes, the more questions arise, revealing a mysterious past that shatters all Rose has ever known. Caught in the crosshairs of escalating danger — and his powerful desire for Rose — Maddox vows to protect her. He’ll risk his life to find a desperate enemy who will stop at nothing to keep the past buried.
Potent suspense, with non-stop brutal action, mixed with fragile yet ardent, loving romance.
Nothing's what it seems to be in Rose's life, one night, and all she knew about herself and her past comes into question. When her whole life is in turmoil, she runs to the one person she knows she can trust, sheriff Maddox. The investigation into Rose's fiance disappearance, after he tried to kill her, brings more questions than answers, and soon it seems that Rose is hunted to be killed, and Maddox is just one step behind the hunters, one step that can cost them their lives.
The suspense is constant, and the tension immense. The attacks against the investigating team seems to come from left and right, the action is one-on-one, brutal, harsh, and severe. With skill and determination, sometimes by pure stubbornness and will to live, Maddox and Rose survive from fires, explosions, and gun fights. Yes, the action is breathtaking.
The attraction Maddox has had for Rose never mounted into anything else before, but admiration, since she belonged to someone else. Now, her life is in constant danger, and he is determined to keep her from harm. The utter loneliness in their lives, bring them closer to each other, seeking comfort in each other at first in the midst of the family drama going on in both of their lives, but as the feelings grow, they seem to have found their perfect match in each other, their soulmate. If they just stay alive long enough to explore the feelings they have for each other, to have a future together.
While deep in the hair-raising, thrilling investigation, sheriff Maddox and Rose find heart-stopping adoration for each other. Impressive first installment in the new mini-series
~ Five Spoons