New York Times and multiple USA Today Best Selling author Nina Bruhns presents for your reading pleasure... Book 1 in her New Orleans Trilogy, a sexy contemporary romantic suspense novel with a hot Southern hero to fall in love with!
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SHE GOT THE WRONG MAN…or did she?
Kit Colfax is a sassy insurance investigator who is out to catch herself a suave Southern jewel thief...any way she can. Her career depends on it. But she’s in for the surprise of her life when her sting operation instead mistakenly snares handsome chief of police Simon “Beau” Beaulieux.
Lord have mercy, the man's deep, sexy voice evokes fantasies of smooth satin sheets on hot afternoons, dripping with the sweet scent of honeysuckle and the taste of icy mint juleps. Kit does her best to resist the tempting Louisiana aristocrat. But a series of disasters—certainly not his heated kisses!—have her chasing Beau from Las Vegas to San Diego to the bayous of his stately antebellum plantation. There, wrapped in the embrace of sultry Southern nights, she finds herself hopelessly caught in the sensual web of his passion. But will the demands of their jobs and the conflicting bonds of old family loyalties spell disaster for the future of their blossoming love?
This book was the winner of the:
Daphne du Maurier Award for Best Mystery/Suspense Novel of 2000
National Readers’ Choice Award for Best Category Romance of 2000
Golden Chalice Grand Prize for 2000
Golden Heart Award
A sexy contemporary romantic suspense mainly set on the suave, aristocratic chief of police's antebellum plantation. The page-turning adventure starts with a hot poker game in Las Vegas, moves to the luxury marinas of San Diego, and ends in bayou country, Louisiana.