Softcover binding has light shelfwear to edges of covers. Pages tight and clean with some yellowing due to age. Spine has small creases. 251 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1993. ISBN: 0373222262. Harlequin Intrigue # 226. May 1993. In the steamy dog days of an Alabama August, PI Teresa Worth struggled with her cases. Her kidnapped daughter remained top priority, then came hit-and-run murders, petty thieves and men like Wells Talmadge.