Deception Road (An Ensley Markus Mystery Book 2) by [Staggs, Peggy] 

For Ensley Markus, the joy of Christmas is dulled by the memory of her father's recent death. She holds tight to the bright spot in her new life: her developing relationship with Jack Trace, the Sheriff of Spirit Springs. The promise of the season vanishes when Ensley's former fiancé Don March arrives. He's a high-ranking CIA operative. He brings with him deception, and a secret mission for Jack.

Their white Christmas turns into a hundred-year blizzard isolating the town. When Jack is kidnapped, Ensley is forced to ask the man from here past to help her find the man she hopes will be her future.

Don tells Ensley about one of Jack's missions that went terribly wrong. One where Jack is not only a thief, but a murderer.


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