Heart of DixieeBook - 2008
A story of a missing woman and the search that brings together the unlikeliest of lovers ... She was a blond goddess, a box office megastar. Every woman wanted to be her; every man wanted to bed her. But over a year ago Devon Stafford vanished without a trace. As a biographer, Jake Gannon had taught himself to follow the clues of a person's life story like a detective. As an ex-Marine, he was accustomed to being firmly in control. But when his car died in a little town called Mare's Nest on the Carolina coast, he had to admit he'd come to a dead end. There he met a .38-toting tow-truck driver named Dixie La Fontaine. She was no celebrity, but Dixie had an irresistible sex appeal all her own. What did this down-to-earth woman know about a missing movie star? Surprisingly, quite a lot. And Jake was going to uncover it all ... if Dixie didn't end up shooting him first.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2008.
Edition: Bantam mass market ed.
Characteristics: 280 p. ; 18 cm.