Kiss of Death




      Kiss of Death
Twenty years ago Jolie Royale witnessed a crime that stained her home, Belle Rose Plantation, with her family s blood A shooting left her mother, her aunt, and her aunt s suspected lover dead and Jolie critically wounded The case was ruled a double homicide and suicide and quickly closed, thought rumours abounded as to the murderer s real identity Jolie would never forget that day but could never recall the killer s face Now she is coming home with mixed feelings about her father s funeral Soon these feelings turn into dread when the investigation into the triple murder is reopened and it becomes clear that the killer is still on the loose Determined to put the past to rest, Jolie turns to Max Devereaux for help Years ago he made no secret of his resentment toward her family, but it seems many things have changed Now, as she and Max work together to put back the lost pieces of her memories, the striking distance between her and the killer closes Someone can t wait for Jolie to remember his face, because by then it will be too late Best Download Books Kiss of Death by Beverly Barton – heartforum.co.uk

Beverly Marie Inman was born on 23 December 1946 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA Daughter of Doris Marie and Walter D Inman Jr A born romantic, she fell in love with The Beauty and the Beast epic at an early age, when her grandfather bought her an illustrated copy of the famous fairy tale Even before she learned to read and write, her vivid imagination created magical words and fabulous characters inside her mind Movies fascinated her, and by the time she was seven she was rewriting the movies she saw on television and at the local theater to give them all happy endings By the age of nine she d penned her first novel She wrote short stories, TV scripts, poetry, and novels throughout high school and into college.After her marriage to Billy Ray Beaver, the love of her life , and the births of her two children, Beverly continued to be a voracious reader and a devoted moviegoer, but she put her writing aspirations on hold until her children were teenagers At every age of their lives, from infancy to adulthood, the children had been a true joy to her She devoted herself to her husband and children and considered herself one of the many selfless supermoms who put their family s needs first She believed she had had it all, just not all at the same time.In her mid 30s, Beverly returned to her former passion writing as a hobby, but before 40, she decided that she wanted to make writing a full time career And when she rediscovered an old dream of becoming a published writer no one wassupportive of her aspirations than her family Her children were her greatest cheerleaders and her husband was her biggest supporter After writing over 40 books and receiving numerous awards and nominations, as well as having books on the USA Today list and consistently on the Waldenbooks bestseller list, her career was indeed a dream come true Having a fantastic family and fabulous friends, as well as making a living doing the one thing she had loved doing since childhood, she considered herself truly blessed Beverly died suddenly of heart failure on 21 April 2011.


      Kiss of Death
 By Beverly Barton IBN :  Format : Kindle Edition – heartforum.co.uk
  • Kindle Edition
  • Kiss of Death
  • Beverly Barton
  • English
  • 24 November 2019

10 thoughts on “ Kiss of Death

  1. Alex is The Romance Fox says:

    I absolutely loved this book I started reading just before going to bed.bad mistake.I ended up reading until 5am..because I couldn t put the book down What a roller coaster ride A fast paced, tension filled plot set in the small, hot and sultry town of Sumarville, Mississippi, where the blue blooded Desmonds and Royale families are forced to confront their hidden secrets Lies, mystery, secret desires , fear, murder, misguided loyalties, greed, lust, sex , sensuality antebellum ma I absolutely loved this book I started reading just before going to bed.bad mistake.I ended up reading until 5am..because I couldn t put the book down What a roller coaster ride A fast paced, tension filled plot set in the small, hot and sultry town of Sumarville, Mississippi, where the blue blooded Desmonds and Royale families are forced to confront their hidden secrets Lies, mystery, secret desires , fear, murder, misguided loyalties, greed, lust, sex , sensuality antebellum mansions, bourbon, fast cars, gorgeous men and women hell, it s like a fabulicious southern soap opera It has everything for making of a great movie A quick breakdown..Jolie Royale, age 14 had survived the massacre at her home, Belle Rose, where her mother, aunt and a worker had been savagely murdered After being away for the last 20 years, she returns to attend her...

  2. Alkyoni says:

    I am no expert in romantic suspense but What She Doesn t Know is hands down the best one that I ve read so far.It s got all of my favourite elements enemies to lovers, dark family secrets, many suspects to keep me guessing whodunnit, a hero to ...

  3. Kay says:

    Barton is one of my favorite authors to read when I want a light, quick book with a great story This is one of her older ones that I finally after years of looking thru used bookstores found in the library The search was worth it

  4. Mindy Altaqi says:

    This is one of my favorite Beverly Barton books This is the story of Jolie Royale, the only daughter of a wealthy southern couple, and Max Devereaux, the son of a former prostitute When Jolie is 14 years old she is shot and thought to be dead by the same person who killed her mother and aunt The story picks up twenty years later and depicts the love hate relations...

  5. Ashley says:

    Ugh I really enjoyed this one for 90% then the ending just became a silly shit show The killer that was revealed was absolutely no secret All the relationships that mended themselves instantly was just silly so damn rushed The Epilogue was just basically bullet points for every single cliched HEA possible I m sadly dissapointed bc I was so engaged throughout the majority of the book I also hated how youre in the point of view of one character and the next paragraph you re in the point of Ugh I really enjoyed this one for 90% then the ending just became a silly shit show The killer that was revealed was absolutely no secret All the relationships that mended themselves instantly was just silly so damn rushed The Epilogue was just basically bullet points for every single cliched HEA possible I m sadly dissapointed bc I was so en...

  6. Al *the semi serial series skipper* says:

    This was exceptionally good, I could not wait to find the culprit and I was kept guessing until the end.

  7. missEvi [can& says:

    4.5 Forget your usual romantic suspense story where the mystery plays a secondary role.

  8. Vichy says:

    This book booked me a flight to the South today The odor was rich and I met people I liked The characters personalities were unique and the family clans were to be remembered I also enjoyed it because it reminded m...

  9. Pat Cromwell says:

    Now this is the Bev Barton I love to read Jolie and Max are in perfect balance she s very feminine but tough as nails and he is all alpha and suaze They are perfect and the story moves quickly along with the right amount of surprises and the suspense is great This book and Murder Game is...

  10. Georgeann says:

    This is the first book ive read by this author and I must say that I was very satisfied Good character development kept me connected to the story and the suspense kept me reading At first I thought there were too many characters to keep track of but t as thestory progressed the characters...

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