Infatuation turned deadly. Can a psychiatrist and a detective’s growing connection survive a madman’s obsession?
Tampa, Florida. Dr. Audrey Ellis’s whole world revolves around the human psyche. So when a bouquet of white roses shows up on her doorstep, she quickly realizes someone has developed an unhealthy fixation. Now anxious that predatory eyes follow her every movement, she’s suspicious when she encounters a handsome stranger in the parking lot.
P.I. Ross Waldman isn’t looking for love. But after seeing a beautiful woman sitting on a park bench time and again, he recognizes her pain and offers to help. And learning she’s hounded by a mysterious hunter, he volunteers to use all his resources to track down the shadowy culprit.
With the incidents escalating and her terror mounting, Audrey gladly accepts Ross’s offer of shelter and a guest bed. And when the big-hearted gumshoe discovers the case has links to the mob, he fears his plan to protect Audrey could climax in a hail of bullets.
Can they unmask the twisted suitor before their relationship is gunned down in cold blood?
The Stalker is the nail-biting first book in the Waldman Investigations romantic suspense series. If you like emotionally complex characters, unexpected twists, and hair-raising action, then you’ll adore Michele Venné’s thrilling tale.
She’s a bounty hunter with a tragic past. He’s a police detective caught in the mafia’s crosshairs. Will they survive to deliver justice?
Detective George “Mac” McGowan has a wide circle of people he cares about in Tampa Bay. With the help of his close connections and the witnesses hiding from the mob, Mac gathers evidence about the backroom gambling tables. As local tension draws his focus to the city’s outlaw motorcycle club, he wonders if it’s the club or the mafia that tracks his movements. When he meets a beautiful, independent bounty hunter, Mac realizes the balance of trust and protection.
Tori St. James is a successful mobile warrant officer keeping ahead of her nightmares. When she brings in a motorcycle club fugitive, buried memories come roaring back. In the police station, a wanted poster for a mob member has a bounty that makes her believe her dream can be reality. But then she meets Detective McGowan and discovers there’s more to life than fugitives and lonely highways.
As Tori and Mac work together to shut down the illegal gambling ring run by the Russian mob, they find themselves targets for an unknown assassin. Can they locate the bookie before either of them ends up in a cemetery?