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River Road: a standalone romantic suspense novel by an internationally bestselling author

Jayne Ann Krentz

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Fiction, Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense, Romance

From the New York Times bestselling author of Dream Eyes and Copper Beach, a brand-new quintessential Jayne Ann Krentz romantic suspense.

'A spine-tingling tale of a small town harbouring deadly secrets. With humour, stunning suspense and romance: River Road is a complete page-turner' Booklist (starred)

It's been thirteen years since Lucy Sheridan was in Summer River . . .

Her last visit there - as a teenager - had ended in embarrassment, when the boy she had a crush on dragged her away from a wild party. She'd never understood his urgency, nor why her punishment from her family seemed so much worse than her crime.

Now Lucy is learning there was more to the story than she realized at the time. Mason Fletcher had saved her from a very nasty crime that night - and soon afterward, Tristan - the cold-blooded rich kid who'd targeted her - disappeared mysteriously, his body never found.

A lot has changed in thirteen years . . .

Lucy now works for a private investigation firm as a forensic genealogist, while Mason has quit the police force to run a successful security firm with his brother. Even Summer River has changed, from a sleepy farm town into a trendy upscale spot in California's wine country.

But one man has stayed the same

Mason is still a protector at heart. And when he and Lucy make a shocking discovery, Mason's quietly fierce instincts kick into gear. He saved Lucy once, and he'll save her again. But this time, she insists on playing a role in her own rescue . . .

'Along with Nora Roberts, Krentz is one of the most reliably satisfying writers in publishing' Sunday Times

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Praise for River Road: a standalone romantic suspense novel by an internationally bestselling author

  • Best-selling Krentz returns to her classic romantic-suspense roots with a spine-tingling tale of a small town harboring deadly secrets. With its irresistible mix of scintillating humor, stunning suspense, and sexy romance, River Road is a complete page-turner - Booklist (starred)

  • Snappy dialogue, layered characters and sexy sizzle all add up to another patented Krentz winner! - RT Book Reviews

  • Wonderfully appealing protagonists, a clever, skillfully crafted plot, soul-stirring sensuality, and delicious flashes of humor result in a classic tale of romantic suspense - Library Journal (starred)

  • Krentz returns to her romantic suspense roots with an intriguing premise set in charming wine country, using her typical finesse with dialogue, characterisation and storytelling in support of an intricate and engrossing plot. Another Krentz winner - Kirkus Reviews

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Jayne Ann Krentz

Jayne Ann Krentz, who also writes historical and futuristic fiction under the pseudonyms Amanda Quick and Jayne Castle respectively, has more than fifty NEW YORK TIMES bestsellers under various pen names; more than twenty-five million copies of her books are in print. She lives in the Pacific Northwest. Visit her at

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