A Chance Encounter

Years ago, he chose a victim.

Now the wait is over.

Julianna Baptiste, a feisty bodyguard, finds her new job tedious, until her boss, the evasive Jackson Haynes, spikes her curiosity. Who is behind the vicious threats to his beautiful wife and why is he interested in two estranged siblings?

Mark works for Haynes’ vast company. He’s hiding from ruthless money launderers.

His teenage sister Ellen has an online friend she has never met. Ellen guards a terrible secret.

For eight years their duplicitous father has languished in prison, claiming he is innocent of murder. The evidence against him is overwhelming, so why does Mark persist with an appeal?

Keen to prove her potential as an investigator, Julianna forces Mark to confront his past mistakes. The consequences will put all their lives on the line.


The writing was fantastic and grabbed me from the very beginning. A Chance Encounter is a gripping thriller with a strong female protagonist with twists and turns.

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Rae Shaw has written a wonderful book that really captures their readers attention. Are you ready to be pulled into a new book?

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