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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

A Cry in the Dark by Denise Grover Swank

 Getting a little serious, this romantic suspense makes you wonder who's the good guy and who's the bad. 

Carly Moore doesn't know who to trust when she abandons her marriage before the vows are legal.  With not much in her pocketbook, she finds true friends that help her find a new life, a car, and a mountain road leading to better times until her car breaks down.

By some miracle, Max pulls up with his tow truck.  Carly isn't sure about his motives. A handsome man who happens by on the deserted mountain side and conveniently wants to help.  

Max sees a motorist stranded, and true to his business of fixing vehicles, he pulls over.  Finding a beautiful  woman alone, he has questions when she definitely doesn't want police involved in helping her situation.

In the small, tight knit community he drives her to, she's introduced to Max's brother who owns the tavern and rundown motel she needs to stay at till her car's fixed.  Everyone is so helpful.

Yet, there are bad seeds in the mountain, and it doesn't take long for Carly to witness the murder of a teenage boy.  

Her suspicions rise on all around her.  Max stays scarce because of a family feud, so she doesn't know what to think of his help, then his distance. That's until her new friends decide she's in danger.  The danger can't be pinpointed to certain people, which includes the police department. 

Max overcomes his separation from family in order to assist Carly to get her life back together and to stay alive. 

The pace of the story is exciting and with a lot of nail biting while Carly ducks bullets and evil men.  Sincere friends and a man falling in love do their best to keep her safe and give her a new place to call home.

Happy reading,



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