By Tina Whittle
The puppy days of summer season have arrived, and Tai Randolph is feeling the warmth. operating her uncle's gun store is extra not easy than she ever imagined. Her ally Rico is competing for a countrywide slam poetry identify. And Atlanta is overrun with 1000s of fame-hungry functionality poets clogging all of the solid bars. She's additionally acquired her brand-new courting with company protection agent Trey Seaver to house. SWAT-trained and rule-obsessed, Trey has a mind geared for facts and circulate charts, no longer romance. And whereas Tai unearths him irresistibly interesting, relationship a human lie detector who can kill along with his naked palms is a a bit of precarious undertaking. after which simply while she thinks she may perhaps get a deal with on issues, one among Rico's fellow poets is murdered . . . and Rico turns into the major suspect. Tai pushes up her sleeves and springs to his protection with each trick in her publication a bit mendacity right here, a bit snooping there. Trey wishes her off the case instantly. So does Rico. each poet in Atlanta has a mystery, it sort of feels, and one in all them is keen to kill to maintain theirs quiet. yet another person wishes her at the activity, somebody shedding nameless clues and clandestine tip-offs her approach. somebody with an time table that's having a look both definitely heroic . . . or downright lethal. Will Tai's courting with Trey live on one other foray into novice sleuthing? or even extra importantly, will she?
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