An absorbing collection of consecutive stories featuring the lives and loves of the employees and friends of businesses in the Kaleidoscope office building.
In “Perfect Cadence,“ a ski vacation in Oregon is really a matchmaking scheme for Keri and Joshua. “In Cahoots with Cupid,“ Angela is unhappy to be back home in Fever, Texas. Will she finally give in to the love she has for Kiowa, who has loved her since they were kids? Aimee hires accountant Rob to help with her father’s estate and begins to recover from his death in “Behind Amethyst Eyes.“ Dex is strongly attracted to Jordana and soon finds himself helping her in ways he never expected in “Jordana’s Chair.“ In “Paper Tiger,“ Billy gives his girlfriend Veronica a ring and an ultimatum, never believing it will bring a danger into their lives. Shayna discovers that her son’s teacher, Dakota, is something special in “Cabin Fever.” In “The Longest Night,“ Jolie is planning to divorce her absentee husband, but she’s not prepared for his repentant and loving return. (WHISKEY CREEK, Dec., 431 pp., $18.95)