Weekenders Romance Watch
Author: Kim McMahill
Genre: Mainstream Romance
When researcher Grace Talbot and her team discover a possible solution for weight loss they become targets of a group dedicated to controlling the multi-billion dollar a year diet-product industry. Her unsanctioned testing methods bring tragedy to the family ranch, and the attention of the local sheriff's deputy. With her colleagues either dead, missing, or on the run she soon realizes she must trust the deputy with her life, but can she trust him with her heart?
"You already have more than a full-time career. This situation will most likely be long-term, so I need to get into a rhythm with the chores and my job, and not get too dependent upon your kindness and nice muscles," she added with a shy smile.
"So you like my muscles?"
"Don't let it go to your head, Deputy. Remember I work with a bunch of researchers, PhDs, and marketing executives."
He laughed as he turned and walked out the door.
Grace stood on the porch and watched until the truck's taillights disappeared over the rise.
Just my luck, I may have met "Mr. Right," and the timing couldn't be more wrong.