HIS WICKED WAYS
Detective Vanessa Toreres reluctantly finds herself back in the South Bronx searching for millionaire real estate developer Alex Messina. Alex is in hiding, trying to clear his name after his partners accused him of involvement in organized crime. When Vanessa questions him, he decides that with her financial background, she can help him out. But when passion develops, Vanessa wonders if he's using her. His Wicked Ways (3) by Joanne Rock is a sexy, well-written story. Unfortunately, the improbability of Alex and Vanessa's rapidly developed relationship weakens the tale, and it is hard to see why Vanessa would risk her career.