Silent Fall by Barbara Freethy is the second and final book in a two-book romantic suspense series. Publisher: Onyx, April 2008
Dylan Saunders is attending a wedding in the mountains when a former lover appears out of nowhere, luring him into the woods, then leaving him there, drugged and disoriented. When he wakes, the woman has disappeared and Dylan is accused of her murder. Now he must rely on the help of a beautiful psychic haunted by her own dark past — and find the killer before the killer finds them…
FALLING HARD … Dylan Sanders is attending a wedding in the mountains when his trip takes a terrible turn. A former lover appears out of nowhere, demands a private conversation, and lures him into the woods, leaving him drugged and disoriented. The next morning the woman has disappeared, and Dylan is accused of her murder.
FALLING FAST … Catherine Hilliard, a beautiful psychic haunted by her own dark past, is reluctant to offer up her cryptic visions to help skeptical Dylan figure out what’s going on, but she can’t leave her best friend’s brother-in-law on his own … or deny the powerful, inexplicable connection between them.
FALLING STRAIGHT INTO DANGER… With every new clue pointing to Dylan as the murderer, and Catherine now accused of being his accomplice, it becomes clear that a wily and ruthless mastermind has targeted both of them, with a motive that’s very personal and utterly brutal. Soon their race to expose the truth is no longer about staying out of jail but about staying alive … and finding the killer before the killer finds them.
This story features Catherine Hilliard and Dylan Sanders, secondary characters from Silent Run. Their trouble starts at the wedding of Dylan’s brother to Catherine’s best friend. An acquaintance lures Dylan into the woods and leaves him drugged and disoriented. He becomes a person of interest in her disappearance in both Tahoe and San Francisco where she really ends of dead. Catherine who has visions helps him solve this mystery which pulls them together with a full connection to their past and future. I really enjoyed this book that had lots of twists and turns and the satisfying conclusion made me smile.