By Ellen Byerrum
Whilst type reporter Lacey Smithsonian moved to Washington, D.C., from rugged, small city Sagebrush, Colorado, she notion she’d by no means glance again. but if her former boyfriend, livestock rancher Cole Tucker, is arrested for the murders of 3 ladies, Lacey digs her cowboy boots out of her closet and hops at the subsequent aircraft.
She is sure of Tucker’s innocence, till he abducts her in the course of a bold courthouse get away. Is Tucker able to homicide, too? Or is there a bigger conspiracy within the small city? Lacey must rustle up all of the aid she will be able to get for this situation ahead of her past love is snuffed out for good...
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You consider how, correct? ” “They say it’s like driving a motorcycle, yet I hadn’t precisely deliberate on driving a motorcycle both. specially no longer in a skirt. In classic velvet. ” Tucker had taught her to experience. yet that used to be within the hot golden days of autumn. some time past and much away. Tucker appeared a bit exasperated. He grabbed Lacey’s hand and trotted her over to Buttercup. He cinched up the saddle at the palomino mare. “Buttercup’s light as a kitten. simply hold on and trip astride. Don’t be being concerned approximately your skirt. ” “I’m no longer. I’m fearful approximately my neck. ” She patted the horse’s nostril and whispered to her to not throw her off. the pony snuffled and nodded, fluttering lengthy lashes over her huge brown eyes as though she have been amused. She nuzzled Lacey. “She likes you, Chantilly Lace. ” Tucker saddled Buttercup’s spouse, an immense black horse with a white megastar on his brow. “Now, this is often Ricochet. He could be a handful. ” The black horse danced from side to side in a exhibit of impatience. He reared and got here down with a snicker. Tucker patted his neck. “Chill out, little Ricky. i do know you been bored out right here. We’ll run later, blood brother. ” Buttercup didn’t bat an eye fixed. She used to be used to Ricochet exhibiting off. Tucker led the 2 horses out in their stalls and grew to become to Lacey. “Here, enable me assist you. ” Lacey chanced on it challenging to concentration whilst Tucker used to be status so on the subject of her. “Where are we going? ” “Where there aren’t loads of roads. If we’re fortunate, we nonetheless have an honest head begin. ” Lacey’s abdominal growled. “I’m ravenous, Tucker. ” “Running from the legislation definite offers an appetite,” he cracked. “I’m now not operating from the legislations. You are,” she corrected him. “Couldn’t I simply visit the ranch? I suggest the home, your home, anyplace it truly is from right here. ” She imagined a hot fireplace at the stone fireplace. “It’s miles from right here, and that i think Sheriff Rexford and his boys will be there watching for us. ” “Great. I can’t think T-Rex continues to be the sheriff. ” Lacey had had her proportion of run-ins with Sheriff Theodore Rexford, widely recognized round Yampa County as T-Rex. parents in and round Sagebrush notion he just a little resembled that ferocious dinosaur present in fossilized shape in Northwestern Colorado. just like the tyrannosaurus, Sheriff T-Rex had a forward-thrusting jaw and a major nostril, and relatively jagged the teeth. And he may be fierce while crossed. “Yep, nonetheless sheriff. ” “Fine. He may perhaps take me again to Sagebrush. you'll move another manner. ” Lacey’s shoulders slumped and she or he felt defeated. For a second. only one. “What the hell do you think that you’re doing, Cole Tucker? enjoying Lone Ranger? ” “Long as I acquired Tonto alongside for the trip. ” He grinned at her, his enamel exhibiting white or even. “Those are the breaks, Chantilly. i do know you're thinking that justice will simply clearly win out, and the legislations will do the proper factor. yet why may that take place whilst they’ve obtained an ideal fall man? ” “You have a point,” she admitted. Reluctantly. “I’m afraid we’re gonna need to determine this out, whoever killed these ladies. ” “Grady Rush took that nameless tip—” Lacey began. “This is Yampa County, Chantilly Lace.