In her newest romantic thriller, Garwood introduces readers to gutsy survivor Olivia Mackenzie. Set in Washington, D.C., this tale is filled with corruption, larceny and danger. Garwood also introduces three additional heroines-in-waiting, who all beg for their own passion-filled tale. When diving into a Garwood novel, you know you are in for great storytelling laced with humor and passion!
As a child, Olivia suffered from a rare disease and spent time in a hospital, undergoing an experimental treatment. Olivia bonded with her fellow sufferers, Samantha Pearson, Jane Weston and Collins Davenport and, through the years, the quartet has remained as close as sisters. A lawyer working for the IRS, besides her regular cases, Olivia also has a secret mission — taking down her fund manager father’s ponzi scheme. During a sting gone bad, FBI agent Grayson Kincaid meets Olivia and is instantly attracted. When Olivia is nearly killed during a shooting, Grayson vows to find out who is targeting her. Ominously, there are quite a few names on the list of those who want Olivia dead! (DUTTON, Aug., 336 pp., $26.95)