Having overheard a man implicate her fiancie in murder, a beautiful woman flees from her wedding and into the arms of the gorgeous police detective who hides her until they can get more evidence. Staying under the same roof accelerates the emotional and physical intimacy between the two, but while he has always loved her, he lets her go. The real issue is, will she take no for an answer? A December must-read, Peggy Morelands GROOM OF FORTUNE (4.5) is overflowing with tender characters, emotional scenes and an intense, thrilling premise.

Reviewed by: 
Shannon Short