News Producer Farrell Slater is having trouble at work. She hopes to save her job by covering the auction of the Fabergi Moon Egg, but her editor is not impressed.

When she discovers that the egg is a forgery, Farrell knows she has the story of a lifetime, as the real Fabergi is in the most unlikely of places. Soon, she and FBI agent Jack McCord, a specialist on the treasures of Imperial Russia, are on the case, forming a professional and personal alliancethe attraction between them is immediate and mutual. Farrells information is a crucial link in a dangerous case that involves forgery and murder, and she just may be the killer's next target.

Nail-biting suspense, two budding romances, and a heartwarming tale of an elderly Russian imigri make DO YOU PROMISE NOT TO TELL a top notch read. The story kept me mesmerized until the surprising finale. (Jul., 320 pp., $6.99—Hardcover published September 1999)

Reviewed by: 
Toby Bromberg