Betrayal and secrets are central plot points in this awesome contemporary romantic suspense. Things are not always as they seem and beliefs aren’t always right. This is a fast paced story that has more layers than it first appears. You may think you know the ending and then there is a new twist in the plot. You may even think you know what will happen next and another change occurs. I loved that things kept developing and evolving into a story that you really can’t put down. The characters are terrific. Henry has problems with women in the limelight and paints them all as his ex. Win may be rich but she also is down to earth. Those two got along until they realize who each other were. Though at times Henry’s attitude irritated me, I really enjoyed the main characters and most of the secondary ones. Given that this is the first book in a new series, that means I will have the opportunity to see these characters again. I think I can safely say that Ms. Blake has another winning series that fans and new readers alike will love.
The Story: Henry just wants to pack up his grandparents’ house and be left alone. He’s not looking for a woman or a new relationship but when Win falls in front of him that all changes. He’s finds himself interested in this woman even if it will only be until he leaves the island. Win isn’t exactly up front on who she is. She wants to enjoy this interlude too. But, when Win finds herself being charged for a crime she didn’t commit, she knows she wants Henry to represent her. Can he find it within himself to forgive Win for not telling him who she really is?
A sexy and suspenseful new contemporary romance from New York Times bestselling author Lexi Blake where love and law entwine for a conviction of the heart.
To high-end defense attorney Henry Garrison, Win Hughes is a woman he met during one of the most trying times of his life. She's soft and warm, and he finds solace in their brief relationship. But Win has a secret. She's actually Taylor Winston-Hughes--born to one of the wealthiest families in the country, orphaned as a child by a tragic accident. Win moves in the wealthiest circles, but her lavish lifestyle hides her pain.
When her best friend is murdered in the midst of a glittering New York gala, Win's charged with the crime, and the only person in the world she wants to see is Henry.
Henry is shocked at the true identity of his lover, but he can't reject the case. This trial could take his new firm into the stratosphere. Still, he's not getting burned by Win again. And yet every turn brings them closer together.
As the case takes a wild turn and Win's entire life is upended, she must look to the people she's closest to in order to find a killer. And Henry must decide between making his case and saving the woman he loves...