Pondering Station by Jill S. Behe
Fending off the haze of grief takes time and energy. Once she fights through that curtain, Casey Fuller is finding it hard to believe that her husband, Steve, died in an accident. She retreats to the peace and quiet of Pondering Station to write her next best-selling thriller. Instead, she’s plagued by hardware glitches, burglars who don’t steal, a busy-body and her dog, daily annoyance calls from her agent, and two fishermen who worked with her late husband. Not to mention, a body in the lake.
Jack Dawson was sent in undercover to expose an embezzler at the company where Steve Fuller worked. He’s getting close to an arrest when the man dies. Then Jack’s orders change: Follow the wife. NOT a hardship. His instincts are telling him the beautiful widow is innocent, and so he sets out to prove that fact, and find the real culprit before anyone else gets hurt.
Compiling facts and suppositions about what really happened on that fateful night in December, keeps Casey distracted from finishing her current novel. She begins to trust, and enlists the help of, the delicious and conveniently close-by, Special Investigative Agent Jack Dawson, to help her prove that her husband was, indeed, murdered.
As their romance blossoms, danger looms, and the killer stays one step ahead. Two people are killed, the manager of the campground is found bloody and unconscious, and Casey has a couple of close calls—one almost fatal. Can Jack and Casey figure out who, what, why, and how before they are next on the killer’s hit list?
Famous Book Quotes
“That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” ― Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake