When unlucky gambler Rico Gambini is found with his throat slashed, police suspect a mob hit, until they uncover his secret history of assault and domestic violence. For Teri Carmichael, Rico's death is the best thing that could have happened to her. Now she no longer has to live in fear. But the nightmare is far from over. The successful book cover illustrator cannot begin to guess at the chilling motive behind her husband's murder -- and she has just become the prime suspect. With the cops on her back and the law closing in, Teri is running out of time -- and luck. Can she trust the lover who is beginning to restore her faith in men yet who harbors a damning secret of his own? Can she trust anyone? Soon the final, terrifying piece of a shadowy puzzle will be revealed. Soon someone who has killed before will kill again.
This paperback book is in good condition with light spine creases and chips, corner wear, and a reader's crease.