Since being widowed at an early age, Kendra Duchaine has led
a quiet life as a teacher in her hometown of Claremont,
Washington. Though at times lonely, she considers herself
content until a chance encounter with the town's most
prominent citizen turns her life into a frightening game of
Cat and Mouse. Convinced her dilemma will be shrugged off
due to the status of her ardent admirer Kendra feels she is
alone in dealing with her problem.
months she's managed to ignore the multitude of letters,
phone calls and expensive gifts, hoping in time her admirer
would become less ardent. Her hopes fail one morning when
she finds he's left a rose on her doorstep. In despair, and
feeling her life must be jinxed, she reluctantly seeks help.
Little does Kendra know, a 'Jinx' of another kind is in her
Kendra's help comes in
the form of, 'Jinx' Jenkins, a police lieutenant who, in a
twist of fate, is also a widower. After listening to
Kendra's story, Jinx is doubtful he can help, explaining her
admirer might be too formidable an opponent for a police
lieutenant. Yet, it's as that police lieutenant that he
knows he cannot deny anyone help. It's as a man Jinx cannot
deny he wants to help Kendra.
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