The price of deadly secrets... Someone is killing waitresses at the Cowboy Cafe.Three women are dead, and Sheriff Cameron Evans means to find out why. But as he works to solve the case, the hunky sheriff must push beyond his feelings for the cafe's owner. There's a murderer on the loose. Passion has no place here.For Mary Mathis, the crime is personal. Not only are the victims her employees, they may be a sign of something deeper. Eight years ago, she came to Grady Gulch fleeing a violent past that scarred her for life. Now she has to discover if that history is dooming the women who work for her. She already knows it has made new love impossible - no matter what she may secretly desire.