The Chilling Deception (Guinevere Jones, Book 2) by Jayne Castle
By Jayne Castle
Guinevere Jones and her accomplice, Zac Justis, are employed to guard businessman Edward Vandyke as he conveys important papers to the secluded San Juan islands, and locate themselves stuck in an online of treachery, revenge, and homicide.
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Dashing – and dangerous. Guinevere stared at the boathouse and the plane for a very long time. It was getting late, and at this time of year the days were exceedingly short. By four o’clock it was going to be growing dark. There wasn’t time to run back to the hotel and convince Zac that he ought to take a look inside that boathouse. If the job was going to get done, Guinevere told herself resolutely, she would have to display a little of the right stuff herself and do it. She felt the odd little frisson of excitement that she had first known when she’d followed Zac one night during a search he had made of a private house.
He swore. „Oh,shit. Gwen’s alone back in her room with the briefcase. “ Vandyke tried weakly to protest, falling into an awkward run as Zac yanked him back through the gardens. The older man was puffing heavily by the time they reached Guinevere’s room. “ Zac pounded once on the door. It opened immediately. A wave of relief went through him as he watched her look first at him and then at Vandyke. „Gwen, are you okay? The briefcase – “ „The briefcase is fine,“ she assured him absently. „Mr. “ „Just a little out of breath.
Guinevere asked, interested. “ „Over there, I think. Isn’t that the one, Cassidy? “ Cassidy nodded, showing a supreme lack of interest. “ Guinevere peered at the small, thickly forested island. „He’s considering building one, but he hasn’t gotten around to it,“ Springer told her. „No one lives there right now. “ One of the other men who had been freed for the day joined the conversation. He was a young intense man with round preppy glasses and a thin face. His name was Milton Tanner. „Your boss has done pretty well on his investments.