is amongthe most critically acclaimed—and popular—romance authors around, with thirty-six million copies of her books in print. And now, with The Ideal Man, Garwood is poised to expand that already huge audience.
Dr. Ellie Sullivan has just completed her residency at a large urban hospital. While jogging in a park nearby, she witnesses the shooting of an FBI agent in pursuit of wanted criminals, a couple identified as the Landrys. The only person to see the
shooter’sface, Ellie is suddenly at the center of a criminal investigation.
Agent Max Daniels takes over the Landry case. A no-nonsense lawman,
he’sdefinitely not the ideal man that Ellie has always imagined, yet she’sattracted to him in a way she can’t explain.
Ellie heads home to Winston Falls, South Carolina, to attend her
sister’swedding. Shortly after she arrives, though, she receives a surprise visitor: Max Daniels. The Landrys have been captured, and she’llbe called to testify. But they’vebeen captured before, and each time the witnesses are scared into silence—ordisappear before they can take the stand. Max vows to be Ellie’sshadow until the trial, and it isn’tlong before sparks fly.
Shelfari edited the description of The Ideal Man Wednesday, December 1, 2010.