IN PLAIN SIGHT
This is an inspired romance with quirky characters who jump off the page. The fast-paced plot, with a dash of paranormal and suspense, will keep you glued to your seat.
Samantha Taylor is about to move out of her house and marriage and take her unborn child with her. But before she can, a tumble down the stairs brutally ends her life. Enter Dara Kelly, who's just been killed by a rival bounty hunter. Both have revenge on their mind as they search for their murderers, but it's not easy when one's a ghost, the other isn't herself and they both fall for the same guy. Just when you think there 's no way this triangle will live happily ever after, a surprise ending ties it all together. (Siren, Dec. '06, 299 pp., $14.99)