The Secrets of Paradise Bay is a romantic thriller by the best-selling author of The Hitman's Woman.
Owner of a string of Northwest car dealerships and movie theaters, Trey Lancaster is living a life of wealth and leisure. But all is not well in Paradise Bay, Oregon. After cheating on his wife of seven years with the wife of a wealthy client, Trey is trying to get past this moment of weakness, knowing that he loves his wife and no one else.
But Ivana Kendall-Lancaster, former international model, has not been as easy to forgive or forget. Having already dealt with the pain of a miscarriage and her husband's infidelity, she turns to alcohol, only adding to the couple's woes.
Trey's brother, Clyde, enters the picture. Newly released from prison after serving nine years for aggravated assault and carrying a secret that links the crime to Trey, Clyde wants only to put the past behind him and try and make a new life for himself. But a former-friend turned enemy is determined to settle an old score, placing Clyde and his family in peril.
When Trey offers to take him in just till he gets back on his feet, Clyde accepts, even if there has been no love lost between the brothers. Clyde has always resented being in the shadow of his college-educated and successful brother, while Trey is still upset that Clyde rejected his advice and got caught with the wrong crowd. Due to his incarceration, Clyde was unable to attend their mother's funeral five years ago.
Trey, feeling guilty for not doing more to help his brother before he got into trouble, wants to let bygones be bygones and make things right. He even offers Clyde a job at one of his dealerships, which Clyde accepts - though he has bigger plans.
It doesn't take long for a fresh-out-of-prison Clyde and a wounded Ivana to become sexually attracted to each other. This attraction turns into one night of forbidden passion. Guilt follows the betrayal for both, affecting... Download and start listening now!