With the scintillating sensuality and high-voltage thrills that distinguish all of her blockbusters of romantic suspense, Linda Howard grips the imagination and touches the heart as only she can in this dazzling New York Times bestseller.
A talented painter in her early thirties, Paris Sweeney has achieved enviable success: her work sells at an exclusive New York City gallery, and her popularity is at an all-time high. Life is good, and Sweeney, as she prefers to be called, is content.
But lately, her dreams—lush, vivid, and drenched in vibrant hues—seem to echo a growing restlessness that has taken hold of her. Impulsively, Sweeney falls into a night of intense passion with millionaire Richard Worth, followed by a creative frenzy she can barely recall. Her creativity takes a dark turn when she discovers that she has rendered a disturbing image: a graphic murder scene. Against her better instincts, she returns to the canvas time and again, filling out each chilling detail piece by piece. But when a shattering, real-life murder mirrors her creation, Sweeney falls under suspicion. With every stroke of her brush, she risks incriminating herself with her inexplicable knowledge of a deadly crime. And every desire, including her hunger for Richard, is loaded with uncertainty as Sweeney races to unmask a killer.