Dora Conroy has a passion for antiques—and any other rarities she can acquire for her quaint Philadelphia shop. A seasoned dealer, she knows all the tricks of the trade. But she is unprepared for the deadly consequences when she purchases a few curiosities at an auction—and unknowingly brings home a priceless cache that makes her the target of an international criminal. Entwined in a reckless chase, Dora turns to her new neighbor, Jed Skimmerhorn, a cop who’s turned in his badge—and whose desire for lovely Dora puts him back in the line of fire. Fighting their attraction while falling in love, they find that hidden riches can have a most ordinary façade. And that possession can be a lethal obsession…
Baker & Taylor
After purchasing an odd assortment of auction items, a Philadelphia antiques dealer becomes the deadly focus of a sinister international smuggler, and she and her handsome upstairs tenant, an ex-cop, set out to uncover the truth
The purchase of a few curiosities at an auction makes antiques dealer Dora Conroy the target of a ruthless international smuggler and sends her into the arms of her new neighbor, an ex-police officer. Reprint.