Night Shield

Night Shield

Nora Roberts

Language: English

Pages: 299

ISBN: 0786230509

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Try to sleep at night.' A series of well-organised burglaries has Detective Allison Fletcher going undercover as a waitress in a high-class bar. It's not long before one of the wealthy customers is robbed, and Allison discovers how the con is being worked. Allison foils one of the burglaries and a gun is turned on her. She has no choice but to shoot the woman holding the weapon. The robber's psychotic, controlling brother knows who killed his beloved sister, and now he's out for revenge. When he breaks into Allison's flat, leaving blood-stained words on the walls, Allison knows she's in terrible danger. And her cop's shield won't be enough to protect her from a madman...Nora Roberts is a publishing phenomenon; this New York Times bestselling author of over 200 novels has more than 450 million of her books in print worldwide. Praise for Nora Roberts 'The most successful novelist on Planet Earth' - Washington Post 'A storyteller of immeasurable diversity and talent' - Publisher's Weekly

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behind the desk. He let out a long sigh. “Never used to think I’d ride a desk.” “Miss the streets?” “Every day. But you do what you do, then you do the next thing. How’s the new club?” “It’s good. We draw a respectable crowd. Lots of gold cards. They need them,” Jonah added as he sipped his coffee. “We hose them on the designer drinks.” “That so? And here I was thinking of bringing Cilla by for an evening out.” “You bring your wife, you get drinks and dinner on the house—is that allowed?”

direction and saw the sliding door on what looked like a small solarium wasn’t quite shut. She caught a scent, very female, and following instinct turned away from the shouts and bolted for the door. She saw the woman, just the silhouette of her, running hard toward a line of ornamental trees. “Police! Stop where you are!” She would replay it a dozen times. The woman continued to run. Weapon drawn, Ally raced after her, calling out the warning, shouting her position and situation into her hand

he demanded as she brushed her lips over his again. “If you have to ask, I must not be doing it right.” “I’m outnumbered here, Allison. Are you trying to coax your family into stomping me into dust?” “Don’t worry. We’re very big on kissing in my family.” “I noticed. Still.” He drew her back. “You’ve got this quietly proper streak. It’s really cute. Are you having a good time?” “Except for a couple of minor incidents,” he said, deliberately tapping his finger on the corner of his mouth. “You

with his, fighting to strip away boundaries. Until they were free to drive together. When he filled her—temper, passion, desperation—it was like coming home. His breath was in rags, his system spent, and still he rocked against her. “Just hold me a minute more.” She pressed her face against his shoulder. “Just hold me.” But she felt the warm wetness on her fingers and pulled away. “Damn it. You’re bleeding again. Let me fix it.” “It’s fine. It’s all right.” “It’ll only take a minute.”

“She mentioned it.” “She’ll just fall asleep.” “So will you.” With a laugh, Ally took the blanket from the bassinet. “Give her up,” she said, holding out her arms. “No.” Ally rolled her eyes. “Okay, you get her till halftime, then it’s my turn.” “Deal.” With the baby on his shoulder and his hand linked with the hand of the woman he loved, he went out to enjoy the night. If you liked Night Shield, look for the other novels in the Night Tales series: Night Shift, Night Shadow,

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