For Ensley Markus, the joy of Christmas is dulled by the memory of her father’s 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 Don March arrives. He’s Ensley’s former fiancé and a high ranking CIA operative. He brings with him deceit, 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 her past, to help her find the man she hopes will be her future.

Don tells Ensley about one of Jack’s missions gone terribly wrong. One where Jack is not only a thief but a murderer.

Struggling to sift through the lies, Ensley races against time to outsmart the kidnappers and save Jack. She knows it’s up to her to discover the truth and keeping them both alive. Her world falls apart when Jack tells her Don’s story is true.
 
  " Peggy Staggs delivers again. Mayhem, Murder, Mystery and a heroine you want to cheer for. "  
~ Meredith Allen Connor, author of the Kate Storm and Elementals series.

" These books are ones that I want to end, I look forward to the next one! Great writing with all the twists. It is a very encouraging read."

"Another wonderful read! Peggy Staggs has me hooked on Ensley Markus and what is next for her. The characters and locations are so vivid. The story line gets more suspenseful all the time and I can't predict what is coming next." ~ Patty H.

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