In The Sheriff of Heartbreak County (4), by Kathleen Creighton, Mary Owens is a newcomer to the small town of Hart County, Mont. She's in the witness protection program and hiding from a killer. When a local man who attacks her is found murdered, Mary is the prime suspect, and Sheriff Roan Harley has to arrest her. To protect herself and everyone else, Mary keeps her true identity and reason for being there a secret from Roan. Suspense heightens as the story unfolds, and Mary and Roan find themselves falling in love. Now it's a race to find the killer on Mary's trail before any more deaths occur. A fast-paced tale full of suspenseful mystery and sexual tension, this is a great afternoon read.
Reviewed by: 
Kari Thomas