cover image Finding You

Finding You

Carla Neggers. Pocket Books, $5.99 (368pp) ISBN 978-0-671-88320-1

Neggers, who has been writing award-winning romantic fiction since the mid-1980s, weighs in with the story of bestselling novelist Cozie Hawthorn and Texas wildcatter Daniel Foxworth. After his helicopter explodes in mid-air, nearly killing him and his partner, Daniel must prove the copter was sabotaged or accept the possibility of his own negligence as a pilot. Cozie's brother, Seth, who had been at the scene moments before liftoff, is his only suspect. Hoping Cozie will lead him to Seth, Daniel rents her converted mill house in Woodstock, Vt. Cozie has enough problems without Daniel snooping around; she's trying to come to terms with her new-found fame while dealing with an increasingly terrifying anonymous telephone caller. Witty dialogue and vivid descriptions of autumn in Vermont are more than enough reason to forgive a thin plot and an uninspired ending. (Mar.)