Giving guidance leads to a dramatic response for Shelby Simon when her simple advice column triggers a violent letter bomber intent on erasing her the explosive way in Mary McBride's sparkling romantic comedy, Ms. Simon Says. Enter frayed-around-the-edges cop Mick Callahan, her designated bodyguard, and Shelby is drawn into a war of words with the man who wants no part of a sassy female. When they decamp from Chicago for the family retreat on Heart Lake, danger follows. Shelby struggles to understand why anyone would hate her enough to want her dead. Mick faces down the dramatic contrasts in their lives he's on the fringes of society while she dwells in the midst of it. He believes his greatest challenge is protecting Shelby from herself, and he lays his own heart bare in the process. An irresistible romp through the woods.

Sandy Huseby writes and reviews from her homes in Fargo, North Dakota, and northern Minnesota.

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