Greg Richards is attracted to Beth Allen, but as THE SHERIFF OF SHELTER VALLEY , he can't help wondering who she is and what she's running from. Beth returns Greg's feelings, but fears once he discovers her true identity he may turn his back, and his heart, on her. While the romance between Beth and Greg develops at a nice steady pace, Tara Taylor Quinn introduces a secondary plot thread that overshadows Beth's story at times. In addition, some readers may be troubled by Greg and Beth's nonchalant reaction to a big revelation at the end of the book.
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Who is Beth Allen? And who--or what--is she running from? ... Beth only wishes she knew. Six months ago, she woke up in a shabby Arizona hotel room with no memory of her past. What she did have was a bruised face, $2,000 in cash--and a little boy who called her "Mama." ... What's her real name? Is she a victim or a criminal? The child's savior or his kidnapper? Until her memor returns and she can answer those questions, Beth knows she has to hide. She's chosen Shelter Valley as her sanctuary. ... The town welcomed her, as it welcomes all others, and Beth has begun to fashion a new life for herself and her child. But when she falls in love with Greg Richards, her sense of sanctuary is threatened. Because Greg's the sheriff of Shelter Valley--The one man who could uncover the truth about her past, a truth that might destroy the woman she's become.