A mummified body found in a National Forest, brings FBI forensic specialist David Harrison to remote Riverview, Colorado where Megan and Kam lead him to the corpse. The women surprise him with their strength and independence. Bullets and a blizzard force Kam and David to an abandoned cabin. There, they discover evidence about murder, extortion and blackmail from the 1930’s. They also discover a shared heritage that becomes a private joke between them as danger brings them closer.
Mysteries and romance…
Together with Megan and Aaron, Kam and David discover the connections of this cold crime to crimes of the not so distant past and the present. Danger, pain and a murder attempt against Kam makes David realize how much her safety means to him. Can he save her before it’s too late? Will the shared danger help them to build a lasting relationship, or will the secrets in their pasts keep them apart?
This book, like other Riverview mysteries, shows the values and cohesiveness of small town and rural America. People are willing to help each other and work to keep each other safe in a very rugged and unforgiving land.
About Kasey Riley (Knoxville, Tennessee Author)
With over twenty years of horse ownership and Endurance riding to her credit, Kasey Riley (Kim) brings a wealth of knowledge to her novels. Her love of the trail, outdoors, and rural living give color and vibrancy to her books. This realism has drawn many readers to her novels. She strives to make readers see through the eyes of her characters and imagine themselves enmeshed in the plot.
She plans on each book being a stand-alone novel that can be read in any sequence without the reader missing details of the story. However, that could change in the future, if she feels the need to link novels. Do Not Assume could be the beginning of a series. It stands alone, but could have sequels. Coming up with ideas and plots keep Kasey and her husband occupied when traveling or watching TV. Kasey’s mind sees every news article as a possible story plot for her characters to endure. She loves alone time on the trail to work her way through the next plot and create new characters.
When not writing or riding, she enjoys reading a wide variety of genre novels and sounding out new plots on her husband of 40+ years. Together, they moved two horses, four dogs, two cats and all their assorted belongings from SE Oklahoma to Central Tennessee in 2016. The small town of Jamestown, on the Cumberland Plateau, lured them into moving there. Now able to ride out the back door, Kasey finds less time to write, but has gained many new ideas from which to work.