TWELVE-GAUGE GUARDIAN (4.5) by B.J. Daniels: P.I. Cordell Winchester doesn’t want to attend a reunion with his estranged grandmother, but his twin, Cyrus, talks him into it. Cordell arrives to see a strange woman breaking into his brother’s room. According to Raine Chandler, Cyrus was the victim of a hit-and-run while saving her life, but Cordell doesn’t trust her. With his brother in a coma, Cordell is drawn into the intrigue and danger surrounding Raine, determined to protect this prickly woman and find out who put his brother in the hospital. Daniels knows how to write a mystery and a strong family drama and she’s at the top of her game with this one.