Trace Ballinger rose from the working poor to become a high-powered, highly paid attorney who has a low opinion of the wealthy. When crazy Cora Grant hires him to be the executor of her estate, Grantwood, Trace find he has an odd affinity for the rich, eccentric old woman.
Schuyler Grant lives in Paris. When Cora dies, Schuyler, who is the main heir, must return to the states. Despite his usual opinion of wealthy women, Trace finds he is very intrigued by the beautiful Schuyler. What should be a simple transition of estate gets complicated when strange accidents start to plague Schuyler.
Author Suzanne Simmons certainly makes an outstanding contribution to Februarys offerings in romantic suspense. (Feb., 304 pp., $6.50)