When a frightened witness finds empowerment, a detective discovers he’s helplessly in loveAlthough newly-divorced Ashley Adams thinks her ex-husband is trying to kill her, she’s no longer running scared—months of therapy and determination have strengthened her resolve to stop being a victim, while months of dedicated training have prepared her to run her first marathon. Homicide detective Rick Edwards is coping with the deaths of his wife and daughter the only way he knows how—by focusing on his work. He is hoping to solve the murder Ashley witnessed during a training run, but first he must win her trust. It doesn't take Rick long to realize that Ashley Adams is hardly a damsel in distress. In the most unexpected of places, he may have found the one woman who can save him.
Reviews"In her edge-of-the-seat page-turner Running Scared, Cheryl Norman brilliantly juxtaposes the triumphant power of love to heal against the damage people inflict in the name of love." —Jennifer Skully, author, Sex and the Serial Killer, 2006 Daphne Du Maurier Award winner
"Norman gives readers not one but two superb mysteries in this page-turner. The twists and the intertwining of the mysteries make this a book to be read in one sitting." —Romantic Times BOOKreviews
"Big on emotion and suspense . . . a very good story from a terrific author." —Joyfully Reviewed
"Running Scared was the first book I've read by Cheryl Norman, but it certainly won't be the last . . . The closing page was as satisfying as the first page." —freshfiction.com
Author BiographyCheryl Norman is the author of many romance titles, including Last Resort, which won the 2003 EPPIE award, and Restore My Heart. She lives outside Jacksonville, Florida.