Red on the River

#1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan goes all in with this sexy romantic thriller set among the dangers — both man-made and natural — of Nevada's breathtaking landscape.

Vienna Mortenson isn't your typical gambler. She prefers to stay under the radar, using her poker winnings to support her family and her community, including the local search and rescue team, which she heads up. Out in the backcountry there's no time for hesitation when lives are on the line. Vienna prides herself on being tough and decisive. She's not the sort to make a fool of herself over a guy, especially one who left her high and dry without a backward glance.

Zale Vizzini's job constantly puts him in harm's way. Working undercover and disappearing for months at a time isn't exactly a recipe for a stable relationship. Despite the challenges and the risks, Zale wants something real with Vienna. He just needed time to figure out how to be in her life without putting her in danger. Now, he's determined to win her back, and he's ready to lay all his cards on the table.

As their friends' wedding approaches, Zale takes advantage of the festivities to make a play for Vienna's heart. But there are more deadly forces waiting to strike in the rugged terrain of Nevada and the western Sierras. Soon both of their lives are threatened, and the odds are stacked against them...

Christine's Notes

Christine Feehan
I love this couple. They are so different from Sam and Stella, but I really feel readers will love them.
This is a romantic thriller that tasked me to set up the story to be a true mystery. Vienna is a down to earth woman who is very human. She's made mistakes and tries to learn from them so as not to make them again. I love bringing back the ladies from Murder at Sunrise Lake and learning more about each of them. I love the sisterhood they have as they help each other, not only with climbing, hiking and bouldering, but with life. They are loyal and care for one another.
Zale is a dangerous man with an equally dangerous job. He's not sure how to have the relationship he wants with Vienna, now that he knows what he wants he won't let anything stand in his way. This book was both fun and humbling to write. Fun because I love this couple and I love the friendships the women have with one another. Humbling because, well, let's just say - No one is going to invite me to celebrity poker in Las Vegas anytime soon.

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Release Date: June 28, 2022
Number of Pages: 432 pages
Publisher: Berkley
Language: English
ISBN: 0593439139

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