After Midnight Author:Merline Lovelace Back when she was a scrappy eight-year-old, Jessica and her mother were escorted out of their hometown by the local sheriff -- and she never found out why. Now she is back in Valpariso, Florida, drawn into a police investigation surrounding the death of a local man -- and into an irresistibly passionate, tension-filled affair with Sheriff Steve ... more »Paxton.
Jessica Blackwell never thought she'd return to the Florida panhandle. But now an incredible career opportunity has brought her back to the town she and her mother fled in disgrace so many years ago. Settling into her new job at Eglin Air Force Base, she's confident that the past is finally behind her -- until the sheriff of Walton County shows up at her door...
It's obvious to Sheriff Steve Paxton that several mysterious deaths are inexplicably linked to beautiful, brilliant Jessica. And his investigation becomes more complicated than he ever anticipated when he finds himself falling for his prime suspect. But will their mutual passion reveal the truth -- or put them both in danger?« less
The main (female) character in this book is an Air Force Colonel. I thought just that much of it was interesting and unusual. However, after moving back to a town she had lived in as a child, strange things start happening to Jess. And that brings her to the attention of the local police chief. He likes Jess, but Jess wants nothing to do with any police officers. Read this book and find out why..