The town of Linhart had never seen a sophisticatedbeauty like Sydney Baines, and Russ Klein suspected thatwhatever had brought the long-legged detective all theway to the Texas Hill Country couldn't be good. Andhe was right—years of weaning his mother away from Las Vegas's high rollers would be wasted and hergambling addiction would be back in full swing onceSydney's news about his long-lost inheritance got out.
At first the big-city sleuth didn't believe it. The hardershe pushed the stubborn Texan to take the money, theharder he resisted. Could she pass up the finder's fee herfamily desperately needed so the charming backwoodsadventurer could keep his secret? Because it looked as ifbotching her assignment was the only way shecould catch her man….
by Kara Lennox
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